Michael Rapaport rounds out the core cast of CBS‘ untitled Greg Garcia multi-camera comedy pilot. The project, written and executive produced by Garcia, centers on Jack (Will Arnett), a recently divorced guy whose life gets more complicated when his parents have marital problems of their own. Their mother (Margo Martindale) moves in with Will, while their father (Beau Bridges) moves in with Will’s sister Debbie (Mary Elizabeth Ellis) and her husband Adam (Rapaport). The casting reunites Rapaport with Garcia — Rapaport, repped by Paradigm and Brillstein Entertainment, recurred on one of Garcia’s previous series, NBC’s My Name Is Earl.
One Tree Hill alumna Shantel VanSanten has joined Fox’s drama pilot Gang Related, from 20th TV and Imagine TV. Written by Chris Morgan, directed by Allen Hughes and exec produced by Brian Grazer, Gang Related centers on Ryan Lopez (Ramon Rodriguez), a gang member sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department. VanSanten, repped by Innovative and Leverage, plays a doctor who treats Ryan for his bullet wound injuries and the daughter of the gang task force’s captain.
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