Pilot casting winding down
“Ladder 49” star Robert Patrick will lead CBS pilot “The Unit,” while Lenny Clarke (“The Job”) has climbed aboard ABC’s sitcom entry “Neighbors” and Owain Yeoman (“Troy”) has been set as a co-lead in the Fox pilot “Kitchen Confidential.”
Meanwhile, as pilot casting begins to wind down, “Chicago Hope” alum Rocky Carroll has joined ABC laffer project “Bobby Cannon,” and Dagmara Dominczyk (“Kinsey”) has joined Fox’s untitled wedding chapel project.
Patrick will play Tom Ryan, the unit commander, in Eye’s “The Unit.”
Twentieth Century Fox pilot, from Shawn Ryan and David Mamet, revolves around the world of the Delta Force. Patrick’s credits include “Terminator 2” and “Spy Kids” as well as “The X-Files.”
Carroll, meanwhile, will star opposite Kevin Sorbo as the sports agent in “Bobby Cannon.” Touchstone TV and Mosaic Media produce the project, about a quarterback who hits retirement. Barry Kemp and Eric Gold exec produce.
Carroll’s other credits include the features “Crimson Tide” and “Born on the Fourth of July.” He recently guested on “American Dreams” and starred in the CBS laffer “Welcome to New York.”
Clarke stars as one of two neighbors who don’t get along in “Neighbors.” Touchstone TV produces the project, from Michael Caleo and Matthew Gross.
Then there’s Yeoman, who was set to star in the Mark Burnett/WB laffer “Commando Nanny” until that show was shelved. He also starred in NBC pilot “The Friendlys.”
He’ll star in “Kitchen Confidential” as Steven. Pilot, from 20th Century Fox TV, New Line and Darren Star Prods., is based on New York chef Anthony Bourdain’s book. Star and David Hemingson exec produce.
Dominczyk, meanwhile joins the cast of Fox’s untitled wedding project. Spelling TV drama, which follows the exploits of a Las Vegas wedding chapel, comes from exec producers Warren Littlefield, Jeffrey Lieber, Aaron Spelling and E. Duke Vincent.