Deon Cole (Barbershop, FX’s The League) has joined TBS‘ comedy pilot Tribeca, directed by Steve Carell. Co-written by Carell and his wife, Nancy Carell, Tribeca is a satirical look at a police procedural anchored by Angie Tribeca (Rashida Jones). Cole, repped by APA and Kirsten Ames Management, will play Officer DJ Tanner, head of the K-9 unit. He most recently hosted his own TBS series Deon Cole’s Black Box.
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Edi Gathegi (Justified) and Caroline Rose Kaplan have signed on to TNT‘s pilot Proof, a supernatural medical drama executive produced by Kyra Sedgwick. Written by Rob Bragin and directed by Alex Graves, Proof centers on a skeptical, hard science, female surgeon who is persuaded to investigate cases of reincarnation.
Related: 2014 TNT Pilots Gathegi, repped by Framework, ICM Partners and Gang, Tyre Ramer & Brown, will play Zed, a Sudanese hospital intern tasked with finding proof of life after death. SMS Talent-repped Kaplan, in her first TV series role, plays Janel, assistant to billionaire Ivan Turing. Gathegi recently wrapped Shiva & May and the untitled Cameron Crowe Hawaii project.
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