Zoe Boyle (Breathless, Downton Abbey)boyle1 is set as a female lead in ABC’s summer drama series Astronaut Wives Club. The project, from Fake Empire, Groundswell Productions and ABC Studios, tells the real story of the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history during the height of the space race. Boyle, repped by ICM Partners, Seven Summits and Independent in the UK, will play Jo Schirra, wife of Wally Schirra, who flew missions for the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs.

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morgantaylorcamp1Morgan Taylor Campbell (The Killing) has been cast in ABC’s 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. Campbell will play Jane McAllister, the pretty, preppy and seemingly straight-laced daughter of Reverend Bobby and Adine McAllister, who goes missing on the night of the town festival. Campbell, repped by Intellectual Artists Management and Canada’s Play Management, recently starred on The Hub’s Spooksville.