Pilot Castings: Mimi Gianopulos To Star In ABC Family’s ‘Continuing Fred’, Laura Allen Joins NBC’s ‘Husbands And Wives’

By | Friday October 12, 2012 @ 2:30pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Mimi Gianopulos has landed the lead in ABC Family’s Continuing Fred, a half-hour multi-camera comedy that the network ordered to pilot last month. It centers on twentysomething Winifred “Fred” Harris (Gianopulos), a newly graduated slacker with an … Read More »

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Jesse L. Martin To Star In NBC’s ‘Secret Lives Of Husbands & Wives’ Pilot

By | Wednesday October 10, 2012 @ 12:00pm PDT
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Jesse L Martin Secret Lives Of Husbands And Wives PilotLaw & Order alum Jesse L. Martin is set to star opposite Martin Henderson in the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced NBC drama pilot The Secret Lives Of Husbands And Wives. Read More »

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Nicole Ari Parker Cast In ‘Secret Lives’ NBC Pilot, Justina Machado In USA’s ‘Dr Freed’

By | Thursday September 27, 2012 @ 11:17am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Nicole Ari Parker has been cast as one of the leads in the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced NBC drama pilot The Secret Lives Of Husbands And Wives. It is described as thriller-dramatic soap that centers on a murder and the secrets and lies within a tightly woven group of three suburban couples and their families exposed in its aftermath. Parker will play half of one of the three couples, Paula, a tough and strikingly beautiful trophy wife who, after 12 years of a troubled marriage, questions whether to stay with her husband because of love or respect… all while having no idea that he is financially ruined. She joins Perret Reeves, recently cast as another wife. Parker, repped by Gersh and KLWGN, is coming off a full Broadway run of A Streetcar Named Desire opposite Blair Underwood. Read More »

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‘Entourage’s Perrey Reeves To Star In NBC Pilot ‘Secret Lives Of Husbands And Wives’

By | Wednesday September 12, 2012 @ 6:27pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: In her first major series gig since the end of HBO’s Entourage, Perrey Reeves has been cast as one of the leads in the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced NBC’s drama pilot The Secret Lives Of Husbands And Wives. Read More »

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NBC Greenlights Soap/Thriller Drama Pilot Produced By Jerry Bruckheimer

Nellie Andreeva

NBC is kicking off the 2012-13 pilot season early with an off-cycle pilot order to The Secret Lives Of Husbands And Wives, an hourlong project from Jerry Bruckheimer Television, writer Sascha Penn and Warner Bros TV. Inspired by Josie Brown’s 2010 novel that takes on life love, marriage, infidelity and friendship in suburban California, the project is described as thriller/dramatic soap that centers on a murder and the secrets and lies within a tightly woven group of three couples and their families exposed in its aftermath. Penn, Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman will executive produce, with KristieAnne Reed co-executive producing. Casting on the pilot is starting now, with filming slated to begin in the fall as part of new NBC topper Bob Greenblatt’s strategy to transition to year-round pilot production. Last year, NBC ordered four off-cycle pilots, one of which, Save Me, was picked up to series for next season. Read More »

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