Patrick Adams, Mae Whitman join 'Behavior'

He'll play twin sons; she's cast as the smart teen daughter

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Patrick Adams and Mae Whitman have been cast in ABC's one-hour pilot "Good Behavior."

"Behavior," from ABC Studios and writer Rob Thomas, is a dramedy based on the New Zealand format "Outrageous Fortune" that centers on the matriarch of a family of criminals who straightens out her brood after her husband ends up in the clink for five years.

Adams will play Van and Haden, the couple's identical twin sons, one a successful young lawyer and one a dimwit who still lives at home and plots ill-fated schemes. Adams is repped by Abrams Artists, Generate and attorney Lev Ginsburg.

Whitman will play Roxy, the family's smart teen daughter who has been blackmailing her principal and selling hall passes and permission slips. She is repped by APA and manager Dan Spilo.