FX deploys cast for Iraq war drama

Palladino, Henderson recruited for Bochco effort

FX has assembled the cast for its one-hour war drama pilot “Over There,” from Steven Bochco and Chris Gerolmo.

Leads will be Erik Palladino (“ER”) and newcomer Josh Henderson. Ensemble includes Keith Robinson (“American Dreams”), Luke MacFarlane (“Kinsey”), Sticky Fingaz (“The Shield”), Lizette Carrion (“NYPD Blue”), Nicki Aycox (“Providence”) and Sprague Grayden (“Six Feet Under”).

Pilot revolves around a sergeant and his platoon stationed in Iraq and the lives of their families at home.

Production is slated to begin mid-January.

Twentieth Century Fox Television is set to produce with Steven Bochco Prods. FX has ordered the pilot plus three scripts.

Exec producers Bochco and Gerolmo co-wrote the pilot, which the latter will direct.

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