Sedaris, McKinney, Beesley join skein
The ensemble for Paul Reiser’s untitled comedy pilot at FX has been set, with “Kissing Jessica Stein” co-writer/star Jennifer Westfeldt among the cast.Also on board are Amy Sedaris (“Maid in Manhattan”); Mark McKinney (“Kids in the Hall”); Alec Mapa (“Some of My Best Friends”); Peter Friedman (“Someone Like You”); Ileen Getz (“Changing Lanes”); Tracy Middendorf (“The Division”); Lizette Carrion (“Freaky Links”); and Max Beesley (“Glitter”). The pilot is being shot in New York, with Adam Bernstein directing. Reiser and playwright Steven Sater are scribe-exec producers, with Arthur Spivak also an exec producer. Reiser’s Nuance Prods. is producing in association with Sony Pictures Television. The potential half-hour series concerns a seemingly unconnected group of New Yorkers whose lives randomly intersect.