TNT firms cast for Spielberg pilot
Moon Bloodgood, Jessy Schram among actorsMoon Bloodgood, Jessy Schram, Seychelle Gabriel and Maxim Knight have joined Noah Wyle on TNT's untitled alien invasion pilot from executive producer Steven Spielberg.
The project, written by Robert Rodat from an idea he conceived with Spielberg, is set shortly after aliens have wiped out most of the human population and centers on a ragtag group of soldiers and civilians led by widower Tom Mason (Noah Wyle) who struggle against the occupying alien force.
In the pilot, directed by Carl Franklin, Bloodgood, Schram, Gabriel and Knight all play members of the group.
Bloodgood will play Anne Glass, a therapist working with the children to help them with the trauma of the alien invasion. With her strength and dry sense of humor, Anne, whose husband died during the invasion, becomes a bedrock of the survivors' community and Tom's confidant.
Knight will play Tom's youngest son who is still dealing with the terror of the alien invasion.
Schram will play Karen, an athletic tomboy who works as a motorcycle scout.
Gabriel ("Weeds") will play Lourdes, a pretty teenager who has lost family and helps run the camp's makeshift commissary.
ICM-repped Bloodgood, who recurs on "Burn Notice," co-starred on "Terminator: Salvation" and "Journeyman."
Schram, who recently filmed a three-episode arc on "Crash," is repped by UTA and Kritzer Levine Wilkins.