casting adler garber 'Glee's' Max Adler gets a 'Last Resort,' Victor Garber is 'Notorious'Max Adler, who plays football player Karofsky on “Glee,” has been cast in the pilot of Shawn Ryan‘s submarine drama “Last Resort, which chronicles the crew of a U.S. submarine that declare themselves an independent nuclear nation after becoming fugitives. Adler is only in a guest-starring role for now. [TV Line]

“Alias” and “Titanic” star Victor Garber has been cast in NBC’s drama “Notorious,” the Linz Heldens-penned pilot about a female detective who goes undercover in the wealthy family in which she grew up as a maid’s a daughter, looking to solve the murder of the heiress who was once her close friend. Garber will play the patriarch of the family. [Deadline]

Nat Faxon, who just took home an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplan for “The Descendants,” has been cast in a FOX comedy pilot called “Ned Fox is My Manny.” Faxon will play the titular character, a man who helps his sister Kate raise her baby. [Hollywood Reporter]

And a quartet of relative unknowns have all booked pilots: Victor Rasuk (“How to Make It in America”) has been cast in FOX’s “El Jefe”; Erin Daniels (“The L Word”) has booked Bill Lawrence‘s FOX pilot “Like Father”; Nico Tortorella (“Scream 4”) has been cast in the as-of-yet untitled Kevin Williamson drama for FOX starring Kevin Bacon as an ex-FBI agent chasing a serial killer; and Tymberlee Hill (“Grey’s Anatomy”) has been cast in NBC’s comedy pilot “Lady Friends,” also starring Andrea Anders and “Cougar Town’s” Josh Hopkins. [Deadline]

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