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Eric Roberts Lands Role in ABC Dance Pilot

Eric Roberts has booked a part in ABC’s dance-themed pilot, Grace.

Roberts will play Michael Grace, the patriarch of the family the drama is centered on.

Grace, from Dancing With the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba and writer Krista Vernoff (Grey’s Anatomy), revolves around a dysfunctional family, set in the world of professional dance.

The actor has starred in Starz’s small-screen version of the Oscar-winning film Crash, NBC’s Heroes and ABC comedy Less Than Perfect. On the big screen, Roberts has recently appeared in The Dark Knight and The Expendables.