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Gary Cole To Star In Fox’s ‘The List’, Kerri Kenney & Kurt Fuller Join ‘Friends & Family’

By | Wednesday March 6, 2013 @ 2:00pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Gary Cole will play a lead opposite Michael Peña in The List, Fox‘s drama pilot from Paul Zbyszewski, Ruben Fleischer and 20th TV. The project centers on the intense Deputy U.S. Marshal Soto (Peña) who, when members of the Federal Witness Security Program start getting killed, leads the hunt for the person who stole “the list” – a file with the identities of every member of the program. Cole will play Soto’s boss, Chief Inspector Bob McKinnon, a stand-up, loyal guy who goes to bat for Soto when his maverick inspector gets into hot water, yet again. Cole, repped by Gersh and Envoy Entertainment, is wrapping a season-long arc on the upcoming second season of HBO’s Veep.

Reno 911! alumna Kerri Kenney-Silver and Kurt Fuller (Psych) have been cast in Friends & Family, Fox‘s single-camera comedy pilot from writer David Rosen, Sony TV and BBC Worldwide Prods. Based on the UK series Gavin & Stacey, Friends & Family focuses on the key life moments for Gavin (Jason Ritter) and Stacey (Alexis Bledel), who try to maintain their relationship while combining their polarizing families’ lives. Kenney, repped by Gersh and Principato-Young, will play Gwen, Stacey’s mom. She will next be seen in indie Dealin With Idiots and Adult Swim’s NTSF:SD:SUV and … Read More »

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Alexis Bledel To Star In Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Friends & Family’

By | Saturday March 2, 2013 @ 10:30am PST
Nellie Andreeva

In her first series regular role since Gilmore Girls, Alexis Bledel is set as the female lead opposite Jason Ritter in Friends & Family, Fox‘s single-camera comedy pilot from writer David Rosen, Sony TV and BBC Worldwide Prods. Based on the UK series Gavin & Stacey, Friends & Family focuses on the key life moments for Gavin (Ritter) and Stacey (Bledel), who try to maintain their relationship while combining their polarizing families’ lives. Bledel recently did an arc on Mad Men. Meanwhile, Ritter recently recurred on NBC’s Parenthood opposite Bledel’s Girlmore Girls co-star Lauren Graham.

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Jason Ritter To Star In Fox’s Comedy Pilot ‘Friends & Family’

By | Thursday February 14, 2013 @ 12:15pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Jason Ritter is set as the male lead in Friends & Family, Fox‘s single-camera comedy pilot from writer David Rosen, Sony TV and BBC Worldwide Prods. Based on the UK series Gavin & Stacey, Friends & Family focuses on the key life moments for Gavin (Ritter) and Stacey, who try to maintain their relationship while combining their polarizing families’ lives. Gavin is described as adorably neurotic, a good guy who’s excited about his first real date with Stacey, a co-worker from rural Pennsylvania he’s become friends with through Skype and Facebook. Ritter, repped by ICM Partners and the Burstein Co., was among the sought after young actors this pilot season. He recently recurred on NBC’s Parenthood and last season toplined NBC’s drama pilot County.

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