Deadline is reporting that Hart of Dixie alum Wilson Bethel has join CBS legal drama pilot Courthouse. He’ll be playing roguish Deputy District Attorney Mark, who struggles with changes in his friendship with fellow lawyer (and recently appointed judge) Lola.
From Greg Spottiswood (Remedy), Courthouse follows the lives of judges, assistant district attorneys, and public defenders as they work with bailiffs, clerks, cops, and jurors to bring justice to the people of Los Angeles.
In addition to his role on the CW romantic dramedy, Bethel’s television credits include The Astronaut Wives Club, Daredevil, and How to Get Away with Murder. He joins a cast that includes Jessica Camacho (Taken), who’s set as tough and determined public defender Emily Lopez-Berraro.
Courthouse is part of a drama pilot slate for CBS that includes X-Files-esque Evil; medical drama Under the Bridge, which stars Once Upon a Time alum Jennifer Morrison; NSA drama Surveillance; Tommy, a cop drama starring Edie Falco; backdoor FBI spinoff FBI: Most Wanted; a procedural inspired by Frankenstein; and The Republic of Sarah, which follows a New Hampshire town seeking to become an independent nation.