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Aunjanue Ellis Nabs Female Lead in ABC's 'Quantico' (Exclusive)

Aunjanue Ellis Nabs Female Lead in ABC's 'Quantico' (Exclusive)

ABC's terror drama Quantico has cast its female lead.

The Help alum Aunjanue Ellis has been tapped to star in the drama pilot from Josh Safran, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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'Lost's' Maggie Grace to Topline CBS Medical Drama 'Code Black'

'Lost's' Maggie Grace to Topline CBS Medical Drama 'Code Black'

CBS medical drama Code Black has found its top doc.

Lost alum Maggie Grace is set to topline the drama pilot based on the feature documentary directed by Ryan McGarry, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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FX's 'The Bastard Executioner' Cast Includes Kurt Sutter, Katey Sagal, Stephen Moyer

FX's 'The Bastard Executioner' Cast Includes Kurt Sutter, Katey Sagal, Stephen Moyer

Kurt Sutter and FX have set a cast of both familiar faces and newcomers for its period-drama pilot The Bastard Executioner.

The Bastard Executioner centers on a former warrior-knight in King Edward I's charge who is broken by the ravages of war and vows to lay down his sword. But when the violence finds him again, he's forced to pick up the bloodiest sword of all.

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Paula Patton to Star in ABC's Drug Cartel Drama 'Runner'

Paula Patton to Star in ABC's Drug Cartel Drama 'Runner'

Following an extensive casting search that spanned two seasons and now two networks, ABC's Runner has found its leading lady.

Precious alum Paula Patton has been tapped to star in ABC's drug cartel drama pilot Runner, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Rob Riggle to Star in Fox Comedy '48 Hours 'Til Monday'

Rob Riggle to Star in Fox Comedy '48 Hours 'Til Monday'

Rob Riggle and Jane Curtin are headed to Fox.

The 21 Jump Street alum and Saturday Night Live vet have been tapped to star in comedy pilot 48 Hours 'Til Monday, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Calista Flockhart to Star in 'Supergirl' for CBS

Calista Flockhart to Star in 'Supergirl' for CBS

Calista Flockhart is returning to TV in a super way.

The Brothers & Sisters and Ally McBeal Emmy nominee has been tapped to star in CBS' Supergirl, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Wesley Snipes to Star in NBC Drama 'Endgame' From 'Blacklist' Duo

Wesley Snipes to Star in NBC Drama 'Endgame' From 'Blacklist' Duo

Wesley Snipes is headed to NBC.

The Blade trilogy alum has been tapped to star in the network's drama pilot Endgame, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Eddie Cibrian, Donald Faison, Josh Hopkins to Star in NBC's Monica Potter Comedy

Eddie Cibrian, Donald Faison, Josh Hopkins to Star in NBC's Monica Potter Comedy

NBC has found Monica Potter's new onscreen leading men — and three of them hail from the Bill Lawrence family.

Eddie Cibrian, Donald Faison, Josh Hopkins and Rory Scovel have been tapped to star in the network's semi-autobiographical comedy starring the Parenthood favorite, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Jenji Kohan's Salem Drama 'New World' Nabs HBO Pilot Order, Gus Van Sant to Direct

Jenji Kohan's Salem Drama 'New World' Nabs HBO Pilot Order, Gus Van Sant to Direct

Jenji Kohan is returning to premium cable.

More than a year after HBO picked up the script from the Orange Is the New Black and Weeds creator, her Salem drama — now titled New World — has been picked up to pilot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Oscar nominee Gus Van Sant (Milk, Good Will Hunting) has also boarded the drama as an exec producer and will direct the pilot.

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Fox's 'Lucifer' Gets Pilot Pickup; Jerry Bruckheimer, Len Wiseman Board DC Comics Take

Fox's 'Lucifer' Gets Pilot Pickup; Jerry Bruckheimer, Len Wiseman Board DC Comics Take

Fox is looking for its second DC Comics series.

Following a prolonged deal-making process, the network on Thursday handed out a pilot pickup for Lucifer, based on the character from The Sandman comics and its subsequent spinoff, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Additionally, Jerry Bruckheimer and Sleepy Hollow EP Len Wiseman have boarded the drama.

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TV Pilot Season 2015: By the Numbers

TV Pilot Season 2015: By the Numbers

A version of this story appeared in the Feb. 27 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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Dianne Wiest, Zoe Lister Jones Board CBS' Comedy 'Life in Pieces'

Dianne Wiest, Zoe Lister Jones Board CBS' Comedy 'Life in Pieces'

Oscar and Emmy winner Dianne Wiest and Zoe Lister Jones are headed to CBS.

The duo has been tapped to join comedy pilot Life in Pieces, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The comedy, written on spec, centers on one family told through separate stories of its different family members.

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2 WKS

'Strike Back's' Sullivan Stapleton to Co-Star in Greg Berlanti's 'Blindspot'

'Strike Back's' Sullivan Stapleton to Co-Star in Greg Berlanti's 'Blindspot'

One of pilot season's most sought-after names has landed a leading role in NBC's Greg Berlanti drama pilot Blindspot.

Following multiple offers, Strike Back star Sullivan Stapleton has nabbed the male lead in the NBC drama pilot, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Larenz Tate Boards NBC's 'Game of Silence'

Larenz Tate Boards NBC's 'Game of Silence'

After fielding multiple pilot offers this season, Larenz Tate has made a selection.

The in-demand actor has booked a co-starring role in NBC drama pilot Game of Silence, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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