One of the stars of the ABC dramedy "Pushing Daisies" has been cast in a role on a CBS pilot, reports TVLine.com. Chi McBride, known for playing gruff detectives, will get another chance at it in "Golden Boy," the story reports.
McBride will play the jaded partner of the project’s title character, who rises from officer to police commissioner, the story notes.
The drama pilot from Greg Berlanti is written by "NYPD Blue" alum Nicholas Wootton, the piece adds.
McBride’s long filmography also includes roles on “Boston Public” and “Human Target.”