Jacqueline Bisset joins CBS' 'Eastmans'
Andrea Parker also among slew of pilot castingsJacqueline Bisset is set as a lead in CBS' drama pilot "The Eastmans"; Steve Howey has landed the male lead in NBC's comedy pilot "State of Romance," with Zoe Lister Jones and Grace Rex also cast in leading roles; Andrea Parker has nabbed a lead role on ABC's comedy presentation "This Little Piggy"; and Lourdes Benedicto has joined ABC's drama pilot "V."
On WBTV's "Eastmans," about a dysfunctional family of doctors, Bisset will play the mother, an emergency-room nurse.
UMS' "Romance," described as a modern "Pride and Prejudice," revolves around Emily (Lindsey Broad) and Mike (Howey), who meet awkwardly on a plane. Rex will play Emily's best friend Regina, and Jones will play Regina's sister.
ABC Studios' "Piggy" is about two adult siblings who move in with their eldest brother and his wife (APA-repped Parker).
WBTV's "V," a re-imagining of the 1980s miniseries about an invasion of aliens known as Visitors, centers on Erica (guest star Elizabeth Mitchell), a female Homeland Security agent. Benedicto, repped by APA and McGowan Management, will play a love interest for Erica's boyfriend (Morris Chestnut).