Michaela Watkins, Brooke Nevin And Omid Abtahi Join ABC, TNT And A&E Pilots

EXCLUSIVE: Saturday Night Live alumna Michaela Watkins has been cast opposite Malin Ackerman and Brad Whitford in the ABC single-camera comedy pilot Trophy Wife. It centers on reformed party girl Kate (Akerman), who finds herself with an insta-family when she falls in love with Brad (Whitford), a successful charmer with a quirky sense of humor who has three manipulative kids and two judgmental ex-wives. Watkins, repped by CAA and Evolution, will play Brad’s second ex-wife and mother of his youngest child, Jackie, a good-natured yet self-centered woman, who embraces youth and fun and is always surprised when her freewheeling style rubs people the wrong way. Marcia Gay Harden is set to play the other ex-wife. Jason Moore is directing from a script by Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins. (more…)

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