Bresha Webb is set as a lead opposite Tone Bell in NBC’s multi-camera comedy pilot People Are Talking, written by DJ Nash and directed by Pam Fryman. The project, from Universal TV and Will Packer Prods., is about a white and a black couple and examines sex, race and everything else your parents told you never to talk about. Webb and Bell play the black couple, Angie and Russell. Webb’s Angie is practical and good at what she does, which includes handling her stand-up comedian husband. Webb, repped by Greene & Associates, Mosaic and Jackoway Tyerman, is filming the HBO comedy pilot Brothers In Atlanta and will next be seen in the feature Meet the Blacks.
Shaun Majumder (Detroit 187) has been cast opposite Justin Chatwin in TNT pilot Breed, from writer/novelist John Scott Shepherd, director Scott Winant and producer Nicky Weinstock. The supernatural thriller tells the wild and chilling story of a series of brutal murders in the Pacific Northwest and the mysterious race of creatures who may be committing them. Majumder, repped by UTA and Hess Entertainment, will play Teddy, Cooper’s (Chatwin) new partner at the Tacoma Police Department. Their relationship takes a sharp turn when Cooper realizes that Teddy is hiding an unnerving secret.