Pilot reps another live-action entry at Cartoon Network

James Adomian has been cast as the lead in Cartoon Network’s live-action pilot “KROG.”

Pilot, about a musical band dressed as monsters who are, in reality, really monsters from Middle Earth, is set to begin production this month. Adomian will play Spar, the leader of the band. Past credits include “Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay.”

Mark Rivers wrote the pilot; Keith Schofield is directing.

Cartoon Network has been steadily moving into the live-action arena. Net premiered hourlong mystery series “Unnatural History” in June and is set to debut drama “Tower Prep” on Oct. 19. Latter’s about a budding hero who wakes one morning to find himself at a mysterious academy for teens with special abilities.

Paul Dini and Glen Morgan exec produce.

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