David James Elliott

ABC's Scoundrels is going through a casting change.

JAG's David James Elliott has been cast as the lead in Scoundrels opposite Virginia Madsen, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Elliott replaces Neal McDonough as the patriarch of a family of criminals who decide to go straight after he is arrested.

In other casting news, Nick D'Agosto (Heroes) has joined This Little Piggy, Jessica Lucas (Melrose Place) is heading for Friends with Benefits, and Ashley Madekwe (Secret Diary of a Call Girl) is joining Katharine McPhee in The Pink House.