UPDATE: Heroes alum Greg Grunberg is returning to primetime. No, he hasn’t been drafted for the upcoming Heroes event miniseries on NBC but for a co-starring role in ABC’s medical drama pilot Warriors from writer Chris Keyser, Mandeville TV and ABC Studios. Inspired by the Walter Reed Military Medical Center, Warriors follow the best and brightest active-duty military doctors and nurses as they practice trailblazing medicine. Grunberg, repped by manager Susan Calogerakis, Resolution, and Jackoway Tyerman, will play wheelchair-bound OBGYN and obstetrical surgeon Leonard Mooney, a decommissioned officer with a gambling problem.
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Erik Palladino (NCIS:LA) has landed a regular role in ABC drama pilot Agatha from ABC Studios and The Mark Gordon Co. Agatha is a character-driven procedural about a former convict-turned-big-city criminologist who is brought in to help local police crack a case involving a perplexing disappearance. Palladino, with the Coronel Group, will play Captain Benjamin Cooper, the admired and well-respected head of Philadelphia’s Major Crimes division.
Michael Trucco (Revenge) has been cast as a regular in another ABC drama pilot, Sea Of Fire, which chronicles the fallout from three teenage girls starring in a pornographic film, which tears their families apart and leads to a disappearance and a murder. Trucco, repped by UTA and McKeon-Myones, will play Pete, Xander’s dad, who is shocked but also fiercely protective when his son becomes a suspect in his girlfriend Jane’s disappearance.
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