Jennifer Beals lands role in Fox drama
John Larroquette, Keith David also cast in pilotsJennifer Beals has been tapped as the female lead opposite Jason Clarke in "Ride-along," Shawn Ryan's drama pilot for Fox, and John Larroquette is set to co-star opposite Jason Isaacs on another Fox drama pilot, "Pleading Guilty."
Meanwhile, Keith David has landed a lead opposite David Lyons on the NBC drama pilot "The Cape."
"Ride-Along" revolves around on a rogue cowboy cop (Clarke) and Chicago's first female police chief (Beals) who vow to clean up the streets. "The L Word" alumna Beals recently recurred on another Fox/20th TV drama, "Lie to Me." Her casting on "Ride-Along" comes a week after she signed with Paradigm. She also is with Greenlight Management.
A legal thriller based on Scott Turow's book, "Guilty" chronicles the embezzlement, bookmaking, offshore banking and the politics of a high-powered law firm. Its centers on Mack (Isaacs), a cop-turned-attorney at the firm.
"Cape" centers on Vince (Lyons), a cop framed for murder who becomes a masked hero, the Cape, to clear his name. David, repped by Stone Manners Salners and Silvermine, will play a rogue criminal showman who becomes Vince's mentor. He will appears in "Death at a Funeral."