Mindy Sterling (Austin Powers in Goldmember) and Natasha Leggero (Last Comic Standing) are set to co-star in the FX pilot Alabama a half-hour comedy co-created by and starring Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon, co-creators and stars of Reno 911! where Sterling had a minor role. Alabama is set a thousand years in the future aboard the United Nations peacekeeping spaceship: The Alabama and begins six years into their seven year mission to maintain peace and enforce treaties between planets in their jurisdiction: Sector 187-G. The show will follow the crew as they visit hostile planets, meet alien life-forms, and try to have sex with each other in their tiny, metal bunk beds. Lennon plays Acting Captain Glen Frenchman, Garant plays #2, a robot who is second in command; DSA-repped Sterling plays Doc, the ships doctor officer; and Leggero, who will guest in the pilot, plays Roxy Sexbot. Also cast in the pilot is Brandon Johnson. Production begins later this month in Los Angeles.
Actor/comedian Bryan Callen (Hangover, How I Met Your Mother) has landed a lead on MTV’s new series Death Valley, a COPS-type mockumentary about the dark comedic adventures of cops in the ‘UTF’ (Undead Task Force). Callen plays Capt. Jim Dashell… Noah Bean (Damages) has joined CW’s freshman series Nikita as a recurring, playing Ryan Fletcher, a CIA case officer & analyst. he is with Gersh and Antrim Street.
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