'Wedding' belles for Kelley, Fox
EmptyTeri Polo, Sarah Jones and KaDee Strickland have been tapped to star in "The Wedding Planners," David E. Kelley's new series for Fox.
Jon Amiel has come on board to direct and executive produce the first episode of the series, from David E. Kelley Prods. and 20th Century Fox TV.
Michael Landes also has been cast in the project about three sisters who run a family wedding-planning business.
Polo will play Jane, the oldest sister, known as the "conservative one." She is attractive, smart, practical and sensible. Jones will play Sammy, the youngest sister. She is a free spirit, the most romantic of the three. Strickland will play Annie, a natural-born leader. She is tough, fit and not afraid of a fight, verbal or physical.
Landes will play David, who works at the wedding-planning company as a photographer. He is self-deprecating and charming and has a talent for calming jittery brides.
Kelley and Jonathan Pontell are executive producing "Wedding," which is slated to premiere in the spring.
Polo, best known for her starring role in the "Meet the Parents" films, has worked with Kelley before. She had a recurring role on "The Practice," his legal drama for ABC, and guest-starred on "Chicago Hope," his medical drama for CBS.
Polo, whose also recurred on NBC's "The West Wing," next stars in the New Line Cinema feature "Full of It" and in the Hallmark Channel movie "Love Is a Four-Letter Word." She is repped by UTA and Bob McGowan of McGowan Management.
Jones, who recently recurred on HBO's "Big Love" and Showtime's "Huff," next appears in the indie "Still Green." She is repped by Michael Greene at Greene & Associates Talent Agency and manager Eric Black at Anonymous Content.
Strickland, whose feature credits include "Fever Pitch" and "The Grudge," played the title character in the 2005 ABC drama pilot "Laws of Chance," which was produced by 20th TV. She is repped by WMA and attorney Neil Meyer.
Landes, who starred on the UPN series "Special Unit 2," recently did multiple episodes on CBS' "Ghost Whisperer." He next appears in the feature "Addicted." Landes is repped by Endeavor.
Amiel, whose feature directing credits include "Entrapment" and "The Core," is repped by WMA.