Singer-songwriter-actress Alison Sudol (A Fine Frenzy) has been tapped as a series regular on USA Network’s six episode event series DIG, an action adventure drama from co-creators and executive producers Tim Kring and Gideon Raff. It centers on Peter (Jason Isaacs), an FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem who, while investigating a murder of a woman archaeologist, uncovers a conspiracy 2000 years in the making that threatens to change the course of history. Sudol, repped by Resolution and Dave Fleming at Mosaic, will play Emma Wilson, an American intern working on a dig site in Jerusalem who befriends Peter (Isaacs). Sudel recurred on Transparent and will be seen in upcoming feature Other People’s Children.
Eric Nenninger has joined NBC’s pilot Mission Control, a Universal TV-produced comedy from writer David Hornsby. A workplace ensemble set in 1962, Mission Control examines what happens when a strong woman (Krysten Ritter) butts heads with a macho astronaut (Tommy Dewey) in the race to land on the moon. Nenninger, repped by Meghan Schumacher Management and Pakula/King & Assoc., will play Gordie, an earnest, good looking member of Dr. Mary Kendrick’s (Ritter) crew.
Michael Chernus (Captain Phillips, The Big C, Orange Is The New Black) has been cast as a series regular on WGN America’s 13-episode scripted series Manhattan, from writer Sam Shaw and director Thomas Schlamme, Skydance TV, Tribune Studios and Lionsgate TV. Set during the clandestine mission to build the world’s first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, NM, Manhattan follows the brilliant but flawed scientists and their families. Chernus, repped by UTA, manager Jill Kaplan, and Felker Toczek, will play Louis “Fritz” Fedowitz, one of the brilliant scientists assigned to Frank Winter’s team. Manhattan is slated to premiere in July.