Talent moves

Mar 11, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Mary McCormack will star in the CBS comedy pilot “Julie Lydecker” from Jennifer Crittenden and Phil Rosenthal with Paramount/CBS Productions. Ms. McCormack is repped by the Gersh Agency. … Dana Delaney will star in “Presidio Med,” a new drama for CBS, which has given a 13-episode commitment to the series. John Wells Productions and Warner Bros. are producing. John Wells will executive produce with Lydia Woodward. Chris Chulack will direct. Ms. Delaney is repped by the William Morris Agency. Sasha Alexander is also set to star in the series. … Jessica Cauffiel has secured a recurring role on ABC’s “The Drew Carey Show.” The first of her episodes will air on March 13. … Lauren Tom and Byron Mann have signed on as cast members in John Ridley’s martial arts family drama pilot for ABC. Kevin Misher is executive producing the Touchstone project. … Neal McDonough and Lana Parrilla have been added to the cast of “Boomtown,” a drama pilot by NBC Studios for NBC. Graham Yost will executive produce. … Robert Sean Leonard has joined the cast of an untitled drama pilot for ABC by Larry Gelbart and Touchstone Television. … Ming-Na will star in a comedy pilot for ABC by Touchstone Television. John Ridley is writing and executive producing the pilot. Nina Wass and Gene Stein are executive producing as well. Ming-Na is repped by ICM. … Cheri Oteri has been cast to star in “With You in Spirit,” a comedy pilot for ABC by 20th Century Fox. Ms. Oteri is repped by ICM and Michael Gendler.
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