Katie Cassidy and Daisy Betts Cast in ABC Pilot GEORGETOWN

Katie Cassidy and Daisy Betts

Actress Katie Cassidy has been cast opposite Lone Star’s James Wolk in the ABC drama pilot GEORGETOWN, according to TVLine.com.

The show comes from Gossip Girl executive producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage and centers around the young people behind the power brokers of Washington, DC. Wolk plays Andrew Pierce, an effortlessly charming and brilliant Yale graduate who’s also the youngest Presidential speech writer on record. Cassidy is set to play Nikki, a smart and quick-witted junior staffer in the White House Communications Office with connections to the First Lady.

In more casting news for the show, The Hollywood Reporter reports that Australian actress Daisy Betts has also been cast in the series. She will play the part of Sam Whitman, daughter of a political dynasty, who is the hard working aide to the President’s top advisor.

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