Luke Perry and Jason Gedrick have been given a “Ticket to Ride,” while familiar faces Christopher Lloyd, Kristen Johnston and Dennis Haysbert also picked up new gigs in the latest round of pilot castings.
“Beverly Hills, 90210” vet Perry, whose other credits include the Showtime series “Jeremiah,” will star as Peter, a journalist who wins a share of a big lotto prize, in “Ticket.” Gedrick (“Boomtown,” “EZ Streets”) plays another winner, Cameron.
Fox pilot, from Regency TV, is exec produced by Gwendolyn Parker and Laurie McCarthy.
Lloyd, meanwhile, has joined the cast of Fox’s Pamela Anderson sitcom “Stacked.” The “Taxi” vet, still best known for the “Back to the Future” trilogy, returned to TV this past season in CBS’ “Clubhouse.”
Also joining the cast of “Stacked” is Brian Scolaro (“Three Sisters”) as Stuart. Show comes from 20th Century Fox TV and exec producers Steven Levitan, Heidi Perlman, Jeff Richman, Peter Casey and Steven Lloyd.
“3rd Rock From the Sun” star Kristen Johnston has been added to the cast of Fox’s “Don’t Ask,” which revolves around a father who comes out of the closet.
Johnston will next be seen in the feature “Strangers With Candy.” Sandy Grushow and Nicky Silver exec produce “Don’t Ask.”
Haysbert, meanwhile, segues from playing the president on “24” to starring as Michael Blaine on CBS’ “The Unit.”
Michael Irby (“Line of Fire”) has also joined the 20th Century Fox TV pilot, as the character Grey. Shawn Ryan and David Mamet exec produce the drama, about elite government special ops.
In other casting news, Nick D’Agosto (“Election”) will play Joel, and Will McCormack (“The Sopranos”) is set as Mike on the ABC sitcom pilot “Joint Custody.”
Twentieth Century Fox TV laffer, from Regina Stewart and Joel Stein, revolves around a recent college grad who returns home and finds his family in turmoil.
Meanwhile, new casting on the Fox drama pilot “Amy Coyne” includes Kate Jennings Grant (“Kinsey”) as Kristen and Phillip Vaden (“Pope Dreams”) as Dante.
Kevin Falls exec produces the 20th Century Fox drama, which stars Ashley Williams as a woman who inherits her father’s sports agency.