March 14, 2009
‘Scrubs’ star Faison joins new ABC pilot
U.S. actor Donald Faison, who plays Chris Turk on the comedy
Scrubs, will star in a new ABC comedy pilot,
The Law, an industry source says.
Faison and Cedric the Entertainer will play reserve Los Angeles Police Department officers in the ABC Studios/DreamWorks pilot, The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.Meanwhile, another ABC pilot,
V,has added Joel Gretsch to its cast. Gretsch, who appeared on the cable TV series
The 4400,will play a Catholic priest in the alien invasion drama.
V will serve as a remake of a 1983 TV mini-series of the same name that spawned a second mini-series and its own TV series.
In the land of CBS pilots, actor Ben Koldyke is now a cast member for the comedy pilot
Big D, about a New York couple who relocate to Dallas.
The Reporter said the Fox comedy pilot
Suns of Tucson also has a new cast member, actress Natalie Martinez.
Tucson will follow a man hired to pretend to be the father of three boys while their real father is in prison.