Bloodline star Enrique Murciano has been cast opposite Anna Paquin in ABC’s drama pilot Broken (fka untitled Meaghan Oppenheimer project and Please Don’t Go). Written by Oppenheimer, Broken follows the personal and professional life of Gemma (Paquin), a ruthless divorce attorney in Dallas whose life begins to unravel when her emotionally damaged, love-addicted sister (Charity Wakefield) resurfaces, triggering self-destructive tendencies and exposing long-hidden family secrets. Murciano will play Peter, Gemma’s (Paquin) childhood friend-turned-nemesis after she represented his ex-wife in his divorce. Peter comes from a similarly rough upbringing as Gemma, but through hard work has become a successful doctor.
Jesse Rath (Defiance) has booked a series regular role in The CW pilot No Tomorrow, from the Jane The Virgin duo of writer/co-executive producer Corinne Brinkerhoff and executive producer Ben Silverman. Directed by Jane the Virgin pilot director Brad Silberling and written by Brinkerhoff and the comedy writing-directing team Scott McCabe and Tory Stanton, No Tomorrow centers on a risk-averse, straight arrow, female procurement manager (Tori Anderson) at an Amazon-like distribution center who falls in love with a freewheeling man who lives life to the fullest because he believes the apocalypse is imminent, to comedic and poignant results as they embark on a quest together to fulfill their individual bucket lists. Rath will play Timothy, sweet, smart, successful, appealing in that cool-tech-nerd kind of way, Timothy is Evie’s ex-boyfriend – the guy she probably “should” marry. Rath is repped by SDB Partners and Hess Entertainment.