Gretchen Egolf, Edi Gathegi, Amanda Detmer Among Latest Pilot Castings

Gretchen Egolf has been tapped for a lead role on the USA pilot Eden. The project, from Universal Cable Prods., centers on a young hotel worker (Nick D’Agosto) who, with the help of his escaped con artist cousin (Enver Gjokaj), gets a job as the concierge at an elite NYC hotel. Together they manage to provide the hotel guests with whatever they desire, Egolf, repped by Cornerstone and Gallant, will play¬† the Eden Hotel’s striking Ivy League-educated General Manager.

Edi Gathegi (Twilight, X-Men: First Class) has joined another USA pilot, Wild Card, in a lead role. The project, from Fox TV Studios, is about people behaving badly at night in Las Vegas and two very different lawyers, Will Garratt (Ben Lawson) and Eliza Evans who who solve their problems before morning. Gathegi, repped by Paradigm and Framework, will play the duo’s smart, ambitious and resourceful investigator, a former hotel concierge who knows everyone in town.

Amanda Detmer (Private Practice) has boarded ABC’s comedy pilot Man Up. The project, from ABC Studios and Chris Moynihan, centers on happily married father of two Will, his brother-in-law Kenny and the lovelorn Craig (Moynihan). Detmer will play Kenny’s ex-wife¬† who has a complicated relationship with him.

Additionally, Ken Leung (Lost) has joined A&E/Sony TV’s pilot Big Mike starring Greg Grunberg as a plus-size detective with the San Diego Police Department. Leung will play the department’s doctor.

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