Suzy Nakamura (Horrible Bosses 2) has booked the female lead opposite Ken Jeong in ABC’s comedy pilot Dr. Ken, from Sony TV and ABC Studios. Written by Jared Stern, Mike O’Connell and Jeong, who is a licensed physician, Dr. Ken stars Jeong as a frustrated HMO doctor juggling medicine, marriage and parenting — and succeeding at none of them. Nakamura, repped by Innovative Artists and Kass Management, will play Allison, Jeong’s successful psychologist wife. Also cast is Tisha Campbell-Martin (Martin) in the role of Damona, the hospital receptionist. She is with Kohner.
Suburgatory and Enlisted alum Parker Young has booked a regular role opposite Fortune Feimster in ABC’s multi-camera comedy pilot Family Fortune, from Matt Hubbard, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. Written by Hubbard and Feimster and based on the family life and stand-up of Feimster, who grew up in Belmont, N.C., Family Fortune is set in North Carolina and centers on popular gym teacher Fortune (Feimster) who comes out of the closet to her close-knit group of family and friends. Young, repped by Gersh and David Dean Management, will play Tyler, Fortune’s younger brother, a serviceman in the Coast Guard.
Subscribe to Deadline Breaking News Alerts and keep your inbox happy.