Quintet booked for 'Steve' pilot


Martha Plimpton, Kiele Sanchez, Eddie Shin, Nate Torrence and Dreama Walker have joined Matthew Perry on his dark comedy Showtime pilot "The End of Steve."

The Sony TV project, penned/ exec produced by Peter Tolan and Perry, stars Perry as Steve, a local talk-show host on a reluctant path to redemption.

Plimpton will play Steve's co-worker. Sanchez will play his pretty co-host. Shin will play the show's producer. Torrence will play Steve's assistant. Walker will play the daughter of Steve's apartment manager.

Plimpton is repped by Innovative and manager Jill Littman. Sanchez is with Gersh and Artistry. Shin is with APA and Meghan Schumacher Management. Torrence is with CAA and Messina Baker. Walker is with Gersh. (partialdiff)