[03/12/03 - 12:00 AM]
Pilot Update: March 12
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from various wire reports each morning:

CASINO EYE (NBC) - James Lesure ("For Your Love") has joined the cast of NBC's Las Vegas project, where he will join the previously cast Nikki Cox, Josh Duhamel and James Caan.

COUPLING (NBC) - Christopher Moynihan ("The Fighting Fitzgeralds") has joined the cast of NBC's remake of the BBC comedy.

EXPERT WITNESS (CBS) - Matthew Modine ("What the Deaf Man Heard") and Sasha Alexander ("Presidio Med") are set and Enrico Colantoni ("Just Shoot Me") is in negotiations to play the leads in the drama, about forensic psychologists. John McNaughton has come on board to direct the pilot.

HAPPY FAMILY (NBC) - Emmy winner Christine Baranski ("Cybill") is set to star opposite John Larroquette in NBC's comedy pilot.

HOTEL (UPN) - Christina Vidal ("High Incident") has nabbed a regular role on the remake of the Aaron Spelling series. She will play Gisel, a second-generation Hispanic, in her early 20s, who is on parole and works at the hotel to rebuild her life.

TITLETOWN (FOX) - Curtis Armstrong ("Revenge of the Nerds") has been cast in the FOX comedy.

UNTITLED LUIS GUZMAN PROJECT (FOX) - Michael McMillian ("What I Like About You") has been cast in the half-hour untitled Luis Guzman comedy for 20th TV and Fox. McMillian will play the live-in boyfriend of Guzman's daughter. Will Gluck wrote and will produce, with Jeff Melman directing the pilot.

YOUNG MACGYVER (WB) - Kiele Michelle Sanchez ("That Was Then") and Ron Canada ("Philly") have joined the cast of WB's "MacGyver" update.

Sources: Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Reuters

  [march 2003]  


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