Trio cast for ‘Cartells’

Baker, James, Gleason set for spoof

Dylan Baker, Brian d’Arcy James and Joanna Gleason are among the cast of “The Cartells,” a live-action spoof of Aaron Spelling-style soap operas written by Douglas Carter Beane (“The Little Dog Laughed”).

Presented by the Drama Dept. and new Gotham comedy venue Comix, the four episodes of the tongue-in-cheek serial will play four consecutive Monday nights at Comix beginning Oct. 16. Carl Andress, who helmed the Drama Dept.’s “Shanghai Moon,” directs.

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