EXCLUSIVE: Greek alumna Amber Stevens has landed the female lead in the CW drama pilot Joey Dakota. Based on the Israeli format Danny Hollywood, the romantic-time-travel-musical centers on Maya (Stevens), a documentary filmmaker who travels back in time to the 1990s where she meets and falls in love with the rock star subject of her film. When she unexpectedly returns to present day, she must find her way back to the past to reunite with her love and prevent his untimely death. Also cast in the pilot, written by Bert Royal, is Leah Renee as Kelsey, a beautiful young movie star and one of Maya’s best friends. CBS TV Studios and Harmon/Tannenbaum are producing the pilot. Stevens is with ICM and Red Baron Management; Renee with Paradigm and Intellectual Artists Management.
The Sopranos and Entourage alumna Jamie-Lynn Sigler has joined NBC’s Jimmy Fallon comedy project aka DILFs. The multicamera comedy, written by Charlie Grandy, centers on three 30-something guys enjoy the adventures of parenting despite the fact they haven’t grown up themselves. Sigler, repped by Paradigm and manager John Carrabino, will plat the cute, bubbly wife of one of them (Zach Cregger).
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