Scott Caan moving into 'Cop House'

Michelle Trachtenberg, Josh Charles also land pilots

Scott Caan will lead the cast of Fox's Brett Ratner-directed comedy pilot "Cop House," Michelle Trachtenberg will co-star on NBC's drama pilot "Mercy," and Josh Charles has joined CBS' drama pilot "The Good Wife."

On "House," set at a halfway house for troubled cops, Paradigm-repped Caan will play a champion marksman who suffered a nervous breakdown after his wife left him for his sister.

Also cast in the pilot is Curtiss I'Cook as an intense cop prone to random, violent outbursts.

On "Mercy," about the friendship of three nurses, Trachtenberg will play one of them, a newby nurse who is totally inxperienced.

Trachtenberg, who will next be seen opposite Zac Efron in "17 Again," is repped by CAA and Handprint.

"Wife" centers on a politician's wife (Julianna Margulies) who gets a job as a junior associate at a top law firm. Charles will play a partner at the firm.

In other pilot castings, Tom Riley has landed the fourth lead on ABC's comedy "No Heroics," and Catherine Dent has joined NBC's drama "Day One."
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