Go On alumna Sarah Baker has been cast opposite Casey Wilson in ABC’s single-camera comedy pilot Hail Mary, from Sony TV and ABC Studios. Written by The McCarthys creator Brian Gallivan and directed by Julie Anne Robinson, Hail Mary centers on Mary Wolf (Wilson), a young small-town mayor named who has dysfunctional siblings, a dying father, disgruntled citizens, a nearly bankrupt town and the mafia breathing down her neck. Only a miracle can help her. So … she fakes one. Baker will play Mary’s older sister, Janice, an upbeat mess who doesn’t realize she’s a mess. She’s also highly dramatic. Baker was a series regular on NBC’s Go On, appeared on Louie and recurs HBO’s Big Little Lies. She’s repped by Pakula/King & Associates and 3 Arts.
Kelli Goss (The Young and the Restless) is set as a series regular opposite Katey Sagal and John Carroll Lynch in CBS comedy pilot Furst Born (aka untitled Butler/Hope/O’Shannon). Written by Dan O’Shannon, Robyn Butler and Dan Hope, the extended-family show is about a wife and mother who learns she was adopted and that her birth parents are a flamboyant but loving family of drag racers. Goss will play Brianna, the youngest of the three legitimate children of Wayne and Julie, who can add glitz and glitter to a public event just by showing up. The cast also includes Swoosie Kurtz and Brooke Elliott. Goss is repped by Global Artists Agency, Luber Roklin Entertainment and Jackoway Tyerman.
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