Griffin Gluck (Red Band Society, Back In The Game) has been cast opposite Flula Borg in NBC’s comedy pilot Cuckoo, an adaptation of the breakout BBC Three comedy series, which starred Andy Samberg. NBC’s Cuckoo is the story of a middle-class family whose daughter comes back from a summer abroad married to a charming but infuriating eccentric named Cuckoo (Borg), much to her father’s annoyance. Gluck, repped by Paradigm and Leslie Allan Rice Management, will play Dylan, Ken and Lori’s youngest child that has completely embraced life in his older sister’s shadow though he still holds it against her every chance he gets.
Mia Serafino has booked a role in NBC’s untitled multi-camera Suzanne Martin pilot, from Hazy Mills and Universal TV. It chronicles how things backfire for recent empty-nesters Mike Gunn (Patrick Warburton) and Martina Gunn (Carrie Preston) when their children and their parents move back home. Serafino, repped by Abrams Artists Agency and Luber Roklin Entertainment, will play Stella, a charming, struggling actress. Serafino can be seen in upcoming features Zeroville, The Labyrinth and Bukowski alongside James Franco, and plays Caitlin in the MTV Ken Jeong Made Me Do It.
Real-life siblings Talitha Bateman and Gabriel Bateman have booked regular roles opposite Augustus Prew in Mamma Dallas, HBO’s comedy pilot by Enlightened creator Mike White. Written, directed and executive produced by White, the half-hour project follows a conservative family in Texas who unwittingly hire a hard-living drag queen, Liberty (Prew), as their live-in nanny. The siblings play the children who are cared for by Liberty. Gabriel Bateman recurs on CBS’ Stalker and Cinemax’s Outcast. Talitha just wrapped a lead role in Sony’s Fifth Wave. Both are repped by Coast To Coast Talent Group, Becky Poliakoff and Scott Faucett at Hg5 Entertainment, and attorney Ryan Nord.