Delroy Lindo joins Fox drama pilot

Actor tapped for a lead role on Shawn Ryan's 'Ride-Along'

Delroy Lindo has been tapped for a lead role on Fox's drama pilot "Ride-Along."

Shawn Ryan's "Ride-Along" revolves around on Jarek (Jason Clarke), a rogue cowboy cop, and Teresa (Jennifer Beals), Chicago's first female police chief, who vow to clean up the streets.

Lindo will play a longtime building magnate-turned-politician who is loved by his constituents, but there have always been whispers about possible ties to organized

Crime and Jarek and Teresa are convinced he's dirty.

Also, Zach Cregger has been cast in NBC's "The Pink House" comedy pilot.

The project is about two guys living in a LA beach house. Cregger is a founding member of "The Whitest Kids U'Know" sketch comedy troupe and is represented by The Collective and WME.