Chris Olivero

Chris Olivero (“Boston Public”) has landed a lead role in the ABC Family pilot “Door to the Throne.”

Joining him in the cast are newcomer Emily Montague and Brian McNamara (“Arachnophobia”).

Project, skedded to shoot this month in Los Angeles, concerns a brother and sister who, upon moving into a refurbished older home with their widowed dad, discover an alternate universe through a mysterious door in their basement.

Joe Davola, Brian Robbins and Michael Tollin will executive produce under their Tollin/Robbins shingle along with writers Rick Wiener and Kenny Schwartz .

Olivero recently wrapped the Disney Channel telepic “Kid Magician,” slated to air next year.

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