Bridget Regan, Ethan Embry, Randall Park & Jake McLaughlin Among Pilot Additions

EXCLUSIVE: NBC has cast most of the lead roles in the period Western pilot The Frontier, written by Shaun Cassidy and to be directed by Thomas Schlamme. The Sony TV/Prospect Park-produced pilot chronicles the journey of a group of disparate travelers from Missouri to the West Coast in 1840. Jake McLaughlin will play Cooper, a handsome and driven young farmer who fights like a soldier. Bridget Regan, repped by Gersh and TMT Entertainment, will play Hannah, who is traveling with her husband but becomes close with Cooper. Al Weaver will play a writer assigned to chronicle the journey. Gina Bramhill will play Emily, who is on her way to her fiancee whom she has never met. Ethan Embry will play DJ Jackson, who pretends to be married to Payton (Megan Ferguson) but both are secretly gay. (more…)

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