More actors tapped for pilots
Rick Gomez, Gail O'Grady, Sarah Lafleur join showsRick Gomez has been tapped to co-star in ABC's dramedy pilot "Cupid," Gail O'Grady has been tapped for a lead role on the untitled Dave Hemingson drama pilot and Sarah Lafleur has been tapped to co-star in the untitled David Kohan/Max Mutchnick comedy pilot.
The ABC Studios-produced "Cupid" is an updated version of Rob Thomas' 1990s comedy and centers on Trevor (Bobby Cannavale) who thinks he is the Roman god of love.
Gomez ("What About Brian") will play Felix, the owner of a struggling Manhattan dive bar who rents a room to Trevor despite his odd personality.
Gomez, who will next be seen in Taylor Hackford's "Love Ranch," is repped by APA and the Collective.
The Dave Hemingson project, from 20th TV, is an ensemble centered on a law school grad (Matt Long) from a blue-collar background who joins a Los Angeles boutique law firm. O¹Grady will play Susan Oppenheim, a competitive, cutthroat attorney at the firm who is married to the managing partner.
Also cast in the pilot as guest stars are George Segal, Lolita Davidovich and Alexandra Holden. O¹Grady, who recurred on ABC's "Boston Legal," is repped by APA and manager Alan Lezman. Davidovich, who recurred on ABC¹s ³Dirty Sexy Money, is repped by Fortitude and manager Nancy Sanders. Holden (NBC¹s ³Friday Night Lights²) is repped by APA and Brillstein Entertainment.
The untitled Kohan/Mutchnick comedy, from WBTV, centers on two men -- Derek (Josh Cooke), who is straight, and Drew (Alan Tudyk), who is gay -- who are lifelong best friends and business partners.
Lafleur will play Audrey is Derek's stylish but emotionally messy girlfriend.
Lafleur, who is under a talent deal with ABC, is repped by Abrams Artists and attorney Jeff Bernstein.