2010 TV Pilots Casting

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There are so many casting news in this new 2010 pilot season, that I thought I would combine the major ones so far into one big post.

– Kelli Giddish (Past Life) has been cast as the lead in CHASE, a new Jerry Bruckheimer’s drama pilot for NBC.

– Ben Chaplin will star in David E. Kelley’s drama pilot KINDREDS for NBC.

– Tim Blake Nelson has joined the cast of CBS’ drama pilot CHAOS.

– Shane West will star opposite Maggie Q in The CW’s NIKITA, which centers on Nikita (Maggie Q), who is being trained to replace the original Nikita after she goes rogue. Shane West will play the agent in charge of recruitment sent to bring in the rogue Nikita.

– Laura Innes was cast in THE EVENT a drama pilot for NBC.

– Ravi Patel has been cast as the lead in Fox’s comedy pilot NIRVANA, which centers on an assimilated Indian-American, who lives with a white girlfriend (Rachael Leigh Cook) and clashes with his immigrant parents.

– Patti LuPone has been cast as the main character’s, June (Laura Benanti), mother in the CBS’ comedy pilot OPEN BOOKS.

– Dylan Walsh (Nip/Tuck) has been cast in the CBS drama pilot, ATF.

– Joely Richardson (Nip/Tuck) and Rob Morrow (Numb3rs) have been cast in the ABC drama pilot THE WHOLE TRUTH.

– Amber Tamblyn, Kenneth Mitchell, Sam Witwer and David Giuntoli have gotten leads in CBS’ drama pilot QUINN-TUPLETS.

– Katharine McPhee has been cast as the lead in NBC’s comedy THE PINK HOUSE.

– Julie Benz and Michael Chiklis have been cast in ABC’s drama pilot NO ORDINARY FAMILY.

– Claire Forlani, Kathleen Rose Perkins and Stephen Mangan have been cast to co-star opposite Matt LeBlanc on Showtime/BBC’s comedy series EPISODES.

– Michael Imperioli has been cast as the lead in ABC’s drama pilot 187 DETROIT.

– Jon Seda (The Pacific) has been cast to co-star opposite Roselyn Sanchez in ABC’s dramedy pilot CUTTHROAT.

– Lindsay Price has been cast as a lead in ABC’s comedy pilot WHO GETS THE PARENTS?

– Eliza Coupe (Scrubs) will co-star in ABC’s comedy pilot HAPPY ENDINGS.

– Jason Isaacs has been cast as the lead in the Fox drama pilot PLEADING GUILTY.

– Blair Underwood has been cast as the U.S. President on NBC’s drama pilot THE EVENT.

– Scott Porter has been cast in The CW’s NOMADS, an hour-long drama pilot about a group of broke, young backpackers who agree to work odd jobs for the CIA.

– Debra Messing will star in the ABC’s half-hour comedy pilot WRIGHT VS. WRONG, along with Patrick Fugit.

– Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty) will star as the lead role on ABC’s drama pilot TRUE BLUE.

– Alicia Witt and Tom Cavanagh will star as the leads on the ABC drama pilot EDGAR FLOATS.

– Scott Caan has been cast in the role of Danny “Danno” Williams on CBS’ updated version of HAWAII FIVE-O.

– Jeri Ryan has been cast in ABC’s drama BODY OF EVIDENCE.

– Nate Corddry and Jonathan Sadowski will star in NBC’s comedy presentation OUR SHOW.

– Breckin Meyer and Mark-Paul Gosselaar have been cast as the leads in TBS’ hourlong comedy pilot FRANKLIN & BASH.

– Sendhil Ramamurthy (Heroes) has joined the cast of USA Network’s new drama series COVERT AFFAIRS.