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Mario Cantone, Joe Mazzello And Reggie Lee Among Latest Pilot Cast Additions

By | Wednesday March 9, 2011 @ 8:30pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Former Sex and the City showrunner Michael Patrick King is bringing an alum from the hit HBO series to his new project, NBC’s drama pilot A Mann’s World. Mario Cantone, who played blunt Sicilian-American gay event planner Anthony Marantino in the Sex and the City series and two movies, has been added to the cast of A Mann’s World, which stars Don Johnson as Allan Mann, a 50something handsome and sexy straight Beverly Hills hairdresser who is struggling to stay young and relevant in a place where looks are everything. Gersh-repped Cantone will play Allan’s salon manager, an opinionated, single gay man who handles all the moment-to-moment decisions about running the salon and acts as the “mother” to the salon work family. Also cast in the pilot is Jesse Jones, repped by the Gage Group and Untitled, who will play Allan’s son.

The Social Network and The Pacific co-star Joe Mazzello is set to co-star in ABC’s drama pilot  Georgetown. Written by Will Fetters, it centers on Andrew Pierce (Jimmy Wolk), an effortlessly charming and brilliant Yale graduate and the youngest Presidential speech-writer on record. Mazzello, repped by UTA and Eric Podwall, will play Peter, another junior White House staffer who lives with his best friends Andrew, Nikki  (Katie Cassidy) and Sam (Daisy Betts). Also cast in the pilot is Condola Rashad as … Read More »

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Bill Butler Lands At Industry Entertainment

Mike Fleming

Bill Butler, a longtime fixture at Gersh’s New York headquarters before leaving to become manager, has landed at Industry Entertainment as a partner. He’ll continue to be Gotham-based, and starts off with the following clients, most long timers from Gersh: Chris Meloni, Melina Kanakaredes, Jane Krakowski, Calista Flockhart, Victor Garber, Cindi Lauper, Mario Cantone, Dagmar Dominczyk, Elena Rogers, Lee Tergesen and Dean Winters, the latter of whom he’ll manage with Industry’s Sandra Chang.

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