Pilot Casting Round-Up: Halston Sage, Arielle Kebbel, and More Pilot Casting Round-Up: Halston Sage, Arielle Kebbel, and More
KSiteTV has compiled a list of the latest pilot castings, with Arielle Kebbel, Halston Sage, Rizwan Manji, and Michael Mosley snagging roles. Pilot Casting Round-Up: Halston Sage, Arielle Kebbel, and More



You can check out KSiteTV’s previous pilot round-up here, as well as the pilot tag here and links to CW-related pilot tags.

Joseph Lyle Taylor (Sneaky Pete) and David Fierro (The Knick) have joined CBS cop drama pilot Tommy. Fierro will play Buddy, the manipulate Mayor of Los Angeles who gets into a power struggle with the new LAPD chief, while Fierro is set as Buddy’s dim, brutal fixer Dudik.

Halston Sage (The Orville) will be a series regular on FOX serial killer pilot Prodigal Son. She plays Malcolm’s younger sister Ainsley, a successful, funny TV journalist who has a strong relationship with her brother.

The Troop alum David Del Rio has joined ABC drama pilot The Baker and the Beauty. He’ll be playing Mateo Garcia, Daniel’s younger brother.

ABC comedy pilot Woman Up! has added Bryce Charles (Black-ish) and newcomer Tate Moore. Charles will play young Liz (Mary Elizabeth Ellis), while Moore plays young Phoebe (Tawny Newsome).

ABC comedy pilot Nana has recast its lead role. Originally played by Josh Cooke (Hart of Dixie), the role of Indianapolis fire chief Alex, a widower whose mother moves back in with him to help raise his daughters, will now be played by Ben Lawson (Designated Survivor).

Sirens alum Michael Mosley has been added to FOX A.I. thriller pilot neXt. He’ll be portraying Southern hacker CM, an ex-con with a genius IQ who works for the FBI.

Joe Trippet (Rise) and Alex Neustaedter (Colony) have joined NBC drama pilot Prism. Trippet will be seen as Rachel’s second chair Lucius King, while Neustaedter portrays possibly unstable, possibly brilliant Michael Jamison.

NBC conspiracy thriller pilot Emergence has added Zabryna Guevara (New Amsterdam). She’s set as Abby, a pediatrician and longtime friend of Jo.

Tony winner Christian Borle has joined ABC drama pilot Until the Wedding. He’ll play Miles, Adrienne’s charming, highly accomplished brother and stay-at-home dad.

NBC drama pilot Lincoln has added Arielle Kebbel (Midnight, Texas) as young and bright beat cop Amelia Sachs and Courtney Grosbeck (Parenthood) as Amelia’s kid sister Rae, a young woman stalked and tormented by a serial killer.

ABC’s untitled legal drama executive produced by 50 Cent has added Boris McGiver (House of Cards), Tyla Harris (Fear the Walking Dead), and Mary Stuart Masterson (Blindspot). McGiver will play DA Maskins, an attorney general candidate; Harris is set as Aaron’s daughter Jasmine; and Masterson portrays politically savvy Brooklyn DA Anya, currently up for re-election but dealing with turmoil at home.

Geno Segers (Banshee) and Rizwan Manji (The Magicians) are set as series regulars on NBC choir comedy pilot Perfect Harmony. Segers will play rugged and strong Shep, youngest of six enormous brothers, while Manji is set as Reverend Jax, who wasn’t born in the United States but adores American pop culture.

Once Upon a Time alum Deniz Akdeniz has joined ABC’s untitled Hannah Simone comedy pilot. He’ll be playing Hannah’s vain and financially successful younger brother Jack, who doesn’t quite understand his sister’s lack of direction.

Daniel Ings (Instinct) and Annie Funke (Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders) have been added to CBS drama pilot The Republic of Sarah. Ings will play Danny, a mining company lawyer returning to the hometown that houses bad childhood memories, while Funke portrays Corinne, a bubbly teacher who’s best friends with Sarah.


Shilo Adams

Shilo Adams is a contributor to KSiteTV who has written for the likes of TVOvermind, ScreenFad, and TVHackr. You can e-mail him at [email protected], follow him on Twitter @sda0918, or contact him on Curious Cat @sda0918.