Private Practice alum Paul Adelstein will co-star in Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce, Bravo’s scripted pilot from Marti Noxon and UCP. Based on the book series by Vicki Iovine, it follows Abby (Lisa Edelsein), the famous author of a best-selling self-help book series who is hiding the fact that she’s separated from her husband (Adelstein) as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her early 40s in Los Angeles. Adelstein, repped by Abrams Artists and Principal Entertainment, is also currently recurring on Scandal.
Breaking Bad alumna Laura Fraser rounds of the series regular cast of ABC’s limited series The Black Box. Written by Amy Holden Jones, it centers on Elizabeth Black (Kelly Reilly), a world-renowned neuroscientist who is constantly haunted by her own struggle with mental illness. Fraser, repped by APA, Sanders, Armstrong Caserta and Eptage Hallett, plays Regan Black, the wife of Elizabeth’s brother Joshua (David Chisum) and antagonist to Elizabeth.
Cynthia Preston (Carrie) has been cast in Lifetime’s movie The Secret Life Of A Single Mom, set to air in 2014. Based on Delaine Moore’s memoir The Secret Sex Life Of A Single Mom, the movie centers on Moore’s (Ashley Jones) steamy self discovery post-divorce. Preston, repped by Covington International, will play Moore’s supportive best friend Halli. Alex Carter (CSI) plays The Dom. John L’Ecruyer directs from a screenplay by Christine Conradt. Pierre David and Tom Berry executive produce for Reel One Entertainment.
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