Bethany Joy Lenz To Play The Lead In E! Pilot ‘Songbyrd’, Maulik Pancholy Joins ‘HR’

Bethany Joy Lenz (Dexter) has landed the lead in one of E!’s first two scripted pilots, the Krista Vernoff/Diane Warren drama Songbyrd executive produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. It centers on Lauren Byrd (Lenz), a character loosely inspired by hitmaker Warren. Lauren, writer of hit love songs, employs a small staff, including her sister, to enable and manage her eccentric yet wildly successful process. But when her ex-fiance reveals himself to be less than the man she remembers, she realizes that she can no longer live in the past and must find a new, true inspiration for her sake and those around her. Uni TV is co-producing with Universal Cable Prods; Michael Morris is directing. Lenz is with Gersh, Untitled and attorney Adam Kaller. (more…)

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