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Apr 8, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Susan Sarandon will star in Sci-Fi Channel’s “Children of Dune,” a six-hour miniseries that is a sequel to the “Frank Herbert’s Dune” miniseries that aired on Sci-Fi in December 2000. Ms. Sarandon is repped by ICM. … Burke Moses will star in the comedy pilot “Good Morning Miami” for NBC from Warner Bros. Television. … Alfred Molina has joined the cast of an untitled CBS/Paramount comedy pilot from Joe Keenan and Christopher Lloyd. … Marcia Gay Harden has committed to CBS drama pilot “In the Echo” from DreamWorks Television and Greenblatt Janollari Studio. Ms. Harden is repped by the Gersh Agency and Framework Entertainment. … David Caruso will star in “CSI: Miami,” a cop show spinoff of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” from CBS Productions, Alliance Atlantis and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. The pilot is slated to air as a “CSI” episode in May. Mr. Caruso is repped by ICM and Untitled Entertainment. Rory Cochrane and Khandi Alexander have also signed on as cast members. … Jamie Gertz has been cast as the female lead in CBS comedy pilot “Standing Still” from 20th Century Fox Television and CBS Productions. Diane Burroughs and Joey Gutierrez are co-executive producers. Ms. Gertz is repped by ICM. She is also set to star in upcoming ABC telefilm “It’s Always Something: The Gilda Radner Story.” … David Alan Grier will star in an untitled ABC pilot from Touchstone Television starring Bonnie Hunt. Mr. Grier is repped by Mosaic Media Group and Endeavor. … Eric Roberts has been cast in the untitled Terri Minsky comedy pilot for ABC from Touchstone Television. Mr. Roberts is repped by Metropolitan. … Jane Sibbett, Greg Pitts, Sara Paxton and Thad Luckinbill have joined the cast of the Debbie Reynolds-led “Generation Gap,” a comedy pilot for The WB from Viacom Productions. Ms. Sibbett is repped by Metropolitan, Mr. Pitts by Writers & Artists, Ms. Paxton by Coast to Coast Talent Group and Mr. Luckinbill by Innovative. … Kyle MacLachlan and Andie MacDowell will star in CBS drama pilot “Jo” from Spelling TV. ICM represents Mr. MacLachlan. … Grant Rosenmeyer will star in “Oliver Beene,” a comedy pilot for Fox from 20th Century Fox Television and DreamWorks Television by writer-producers Steven Levitan and Howard Gewirtz. … Rich Voll has joined the cast of “Class of ’06,” a comedy pilot for NBC by NBC Studios and Paramount. Mr. Voll is repped by Abrams Artists and managed by Steven Fenton. … Joshua Leonard and Lili Taylor have been cast in the HBO movie “Live From Baghdad,” joining cast members Michael Keaton and Helena Bonham Carter. … Robert Knepper has joined the cast of UPN drama pilot “The Haunted” from Industry Entertainment, Viacom Productions and CBS Productions. Mr. Knepper is repped by Stone Manners.
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