Four pilots find cast members
Erika Christensen, Madchen Amick among six bookedIn the latest round of pilot castings, Erika Christensen is the first cast in NBC's "Parenthood," Madchen Amick and Ryan Devlin are set as leads in ABC's comedy "The Law," and Stuart Townsend will co-star on Fox's "Maggie Hill."
Meanwhile, Josh Hopkins and Ian Gomez have entered ABC's "Cougar Town."
Based on the 1990s movie, UMS' "Parenthood" centers on the Braverman clan.
Christensen, repped by UTA and Brillstein, will play Julia Braverman, a go-getting corporate attorney having trouble jumping off the fast track and becoming more involved with her family.
On 20th TV's "Hill," about a brilliant surgeon with schizophrenia (Christina Cole), Townsend will play her imaginary boyfriend.
ABC Studios/DreamWorks' "Law," starring Cedric the Entertainer, revolves around reserve police officers. Amick, repped by Gersh and Affirmative, will play a soccer mom-turned-reservist. Devlin, with Gersh and Grant Management, will play a rookie reservist.
ABC Studios' comedy "Cougar Town" is about a 40-year-old newly single mom (Courteney Cox) with a teen son. "Swingtown" alum Hopkins, repped by Gersh and Brillstein, plays her neighbor. Gomez will play another neighbor.