Toks Olagundoye, one of the leads of sophomore comedy The Neighbors, has been cast as a regular in NBC’s single-camera comedy pilot Feed Me in second position to the ABC series. Feed Me, from Witt-Thomas and Universal TV, stars Mary-Louise Parker and centers on a dysfunctional family bound by love and the restaurant they run together. Nigeria-born Olagundoye plays Meryl, the live-in girlfriend-turned-fiancee of John (Ed Wuinn), one of three grown-up children of restaurateur parents and brother of Emma (Parker). On Neighbors, Toks, repped by Shelter Entertainment and The Glick Agency, plays alien matriarch Jackie Joyner-Kersee.
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JoBeth Williams is set as a regular in TBS comedy pilot Your Family Or Mine, from Greg Malins, Sony Pictures TV and Fanfare. Based on an Israeli format, the show revolves around a young couple and their relatives, with each episode focusing on a different side of the family. Williams plays Ricky, the disapproving mother-in-law. Williams, repped by SDB Partners and the Coronel Group, plays a mother in another Sony comedy pilot about a young couple this season, NBC’s Marry Me, where she is recurring. She is shooting the film Crawlspace.
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