Joel Gretsch (V) has joined Lifetime’s original movie Of Two Minds. The film chronicles the relationship between a woman (Kristin Davis) and her younger sister (Tammy Blanchard), who has schizophrenia. Gretsch, repped by APA and Mosaic, will play Davis’ husband. Jim O’Hanlon is directing from a script by Richard Friedenber.
Gillian Vigman and Dan Bakkedahl have joined Jim Jefferies and Peter O’Fallon’s FX comedy pilot presentation Legit. Directed by Peter O’Fallon, Legit centers Jim (Jefferies), a misanthrope trying to go legit. Former Daily Show correspondent Bakkedahl, repped by Paradigm and Principal, will play Jim’s world-weary, floundering, divorced roommate. Vigman, repped by APA and Brillstein, will play a funny and smart Harvard-trained psychiatrist forced to diffuse Jim’s endless advances. The actress, best known for her role in The Hangover franchise, has been recurring on ABC’s Suburgatory and Fox’s New Girl.
Todd Stashwick, Steve Little, David Furr and Seth Morris have been cast as the leads in Rob Roy Thomas’ presentation for AMC How To Cheat On Your Wife. The single-camera comedy, which Thomas is writing, directing and executive producing, centers on four nice guys in flyover country dealing with middle age. Stashwick, repped by APA and manager Meghan Schumacher, recurs on FX’s Justified.
John Beasley, Wesley Jonathan, Jazz Raycole and Caleel Harris have been added to TV Land’s Cedric the Entertainer pilot, joining Cedric and Niecy Nash, previously cast as his wife. Written by Hot In Cleveland creator Suzanne Martin, the spinoff follows Cedric’s character Reverend Boyce, who was introduced on Hot In Cleveland, as he moves to St. Louis and has to balance his wild past with the expectations of his congregation and family. Beasley will play Boyce’s father, Jonathan will play his brother, and Raycole and Harris will play his kids.
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