Nellie Andreeva

The Killing co-star Kristin Lehman has lined up her next series. Lehman has been cast as the lead in Motive, a 13-episode drama series for Canada’s CTV. Written/executive produced by Daniel Cerone (The Mentalist, Dexter), Motive follows divorced single mom Angie Snow (Lehman), a feisty female Vancouver homicide detective who matches wits with killers in a dangerous cat-and-mouse game. Lehman, repped by Domain, manager Perry Zimel and attorney Diane Golden, will next be seen in features Loft and Arthur Newman.

Missi Pyle (The Artist) and veteran Elliott Gould have boarded TV Land’s single-camera comedy pilot I’m Not Dead Yet. Written by Jon Sherman based on an Israeli format, the Electus-produced project it is about a man (Ben Falcone) who finds out that he has a rare heart condition that could cause him to die at any moment and  decides to finally start speaking his mind and live life to the fullest. This personality change is greeted by shock and skepticism from his wife (Pyle), father (Gould) and children. The pilot will shoot in September. Pyle is with UTA and McKeon-Myones. TV Land also recently completed casting on its other pilot, multi-camera comedy Brothers-In-Law, which focuses on the family dynamic between Neil (Josh Cooke) and his wife Cheska (Kelen Coleman) as they adjust to Van (Jay Mohr), the eccentric fiancé of Cheska’s twin sister Maddie (Ellen Woglom). Geoff Pierson co-stars in the pilot, which eill tape at the end of this month.

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