Tate Donovan joins ABC's 'Family' drama

THR EXCLUSIVE

"Damages" co-star Tate Donovan has joined ABC's drama pilot "No Ordinary Family," Caitlin Fitzgerald has landed the female lead on Fox's comedy pilot "Most Likely to Succeed," Jennifer Ferrin has been cast in NBC's drama pilot "The Cape," Sean Patrick Thomas and Lorraine Toussaint have been added to CBS' drama pilot "The Line," Billy Lush has been cast in Fox's drama pilot "Ride-Along," and Flex Alexander and Dylan Moore have boarded CBS' untitled Burgess/Green drama pilot.

"Family" revolves around a typical American family led by Jim (Michael Chiklis) that suddenly finds itself with new "abilities."

Donovan, whose character on "Damages" was killed off this season, will play a mysterious pilot. Donovan is repped by Gersh.

"Succeed" revolves around a group of friends who once were superstars in high school and are now facing the reality of adulthood.

Fitzgerald ("It's Complicated"), repped by ICM and manager Emily Gerson Saines, will play Becca, once voted most popular but now recently divorced from her cheating ex-husband and completely shattered. She replaces Kaitlin Doubleday, who originally was cast in the role.

"Cape" centers on a cop (David Lyons) framed for murder who becomes a masked hero, the Cape, to clear his name.

Ferrin ("Bunker Hill"), repped by Gersh and TMT, will play his wife, who has to hold it together when he "dies/disappears."

"Line" centers on ATF agent Jack Donovan (Dylan Walsh), who hunts down the most dangerous criminals.

Thomas, repped by Innovative and GEF, will play Donovan's partner, an adrenaline junkie. Innovative-repped Toussaint will play Donovan's boss, the head of the Chicago field division of the ATF.

The Burgess/Green project is a multigenerational drama revolving around a family of New York cops: the ex-police chief (Len Cariou); his son, Michael, the current chief of police (Tom Selleck); and grandsons Brian (Donnie Wahlberg) and Jamie, both cops. Global Artists-repped Alexander will play Brian's partner. Moore, repped by Stone Manners Salners and Vanguard, will play Jamie's fiancee.

On "Ride-Along," about the toughest cop in Chicago (Jason Clarke), Lush ("Generation Kill"), repped by Abrams and LOE, will play an Irish tough guy with a deep secret.
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