The latest fall-pilot casting news, from our friends at the
Hollywood Reporter and
" Dancing with the Stars alum and Price Is Right-host wannabe Mario Lopez has joined the cast of the CW's Eight Days a Week, a comedy about four twentysomethings who toil for NYC movers and shakers. (Lopez is one of said bosses.) On board as three of the ragged-run assistants are singer-actress Christina Milian, Johnny Lewis ( The O.C.) and Robert Ri'chard ( One on One, as Lopez's lackey).
" Kyla Pratt ( One on One) has landed the lead in the CW's Hell on Earth, about a spoiled rich girl who, after dying, is returned to the living but as an ordinary gal from the wrong side of the tracks. I know - it's just like the Jason Biggs pilot.
" Tembi Locke ( Windfall) is Lisa Tucker's ma, while Jon Rowland, Rod Rowland ( Veronica Mars), Scarlett Chorvat and Diego Serrano are Born in the USA on Simon Fuller's Fox sudser fancied as EastEnders-in-Philadelphia.
" Grounded for Lifecreators Bill Martin and Mike Schiff have inked a two-year, seven-figure deal with ABC Television Studio, under which they will serve as show-runners for Cavemen. Anyone else get the feeling this thing's gonna happen?