Curb Your Enthusiasm standout JB Smoove will co-star opposite Will Arnett in CBS‘ untitled Greg Garcia comedy pilot. The project, written and executive produced by Garcia, centers on Jack (Arnett), a recently divorced guy whose life gets more complicated when his parents have marital problems of their own. Smoove will play Deweyne, Jack’s good friend. Margo Martindale also co-stars.
Devin Kelley has been cast in the ABC drama pilot, The Returned. The project, from Brillstein Entertainment, Brad Pitt’s Plan B and ABC Studios, chronicles how the lives of the people in Arcadia are forever changed when their deceased loved ones return. Kelley, repped by APA and The Group Entertainment, will play Gail, a young physician working in the small town in which she was born and raised when an unusual patient shows up in her clinic.
Katherine McNamara has been added to CBS’ drama pilot Surgeon General. Written by Samuel Baum and produced by CBS TV Studios, the project centers on Dr. John Sherman (Isaacs)— the most powerful doctor in the nation, the Surgeon General, who has 315 million patients. McNamara, repped by CESD and Principato-Young, will play his daughter.
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