Smash alum Jack Davenport is set as the male lead opposite Sarah Silverman in HBO’s untitled comedy pilot written by Secret Diary Of A Call Girl creator Lucy Prebble, Also cast in the pilot, directed by Charlie McDowell, are Kerri Kenney (Reno 911!) and Mark Cohen. The project is described as a comic look at Jude (Silverman), a pathologically honest woman having a modern midlife crisis. Davenport, repped by Gersh, Sanders.Armstrong.Caserta Management and the UK’s Hamilton/Hodell, plays Blake, a broken Brit and eventual boyfriend who gets caught up in his own virtual reality in Seattle. Kenney, repped by Gersh, Principato Young and Jackoway Tyerman, plays Melissa, Jude’s older sister who is proudly holding the family together, with no idea her home is built on lies. Graham plays Jude’s big-hearted mess of a brother-in-law. Prebble and Silverman executive produce with Ash Atalla, Amy Zvi and Dan Hine
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