Spike's 'Pit' all filled up with cast


Spike TV has rounded out the cast of its upcoming eight-hour drama series "Kill Pit," which stars John Leguizamo and Donnie Wahlberg.

Joining the cast of the series, from Lionsgate and Mandeville, are Peter Appel ("NYPD Blue"), Dana Ashbrook ("Deadwood"), Adam Cantor, Steve Cirbus ("Law & Order"), Jeremy Davidson ("Cold Case"), Christine Evangelista ("Law & Order"; reps are Gersh Agency, Myrna Jacoby at MJ Management and attorney Lev Ginsburg), Jennifer Ferrin ("Rescue Me"), Leo Fitzpatrick ("The Wire"), Frank Grillo ("Prison Break"), Michael Hogan ("Law & Order: Criminal Intent"), Michael Hyatt ("Grey's Anatomy"), Mike McGlone ("The Brothers McMullen") and Wayne Kasserman ("Law & Order: SVU").

Production on the series, which centers on a bank robbery that goes awry, starts Wednesday in Pittsburgh, with the show now set to premiere July 22.

In addition, Steve Shill has signed on to direct all eight episodes and co-executive produce.