pilot casting david spade rachael harris michael ealy gi Pilot casting: Michael Ealy, David Spade, Rachael Harris and Angela Kinsey book roles

In the continuing saga that is pilot season, shows continue to book high-end talent for potential fall programming. The latest round of announcements includes the casting of David Spade and Rachael Harris in the comedy, “Bad Management,” Michael Ealy in J.H. Wyman‘s futuristic drama, and Angela Kinsey in the comedy, “The Gabriels.”

Spade (“Rules of Engagement”) and Harris (“New Girl,” “Suits”) will appear as co-leads with Sharon Horgan in “Bad Management.” The single-camera comedy is set at a high-end department store in which the boss’ son arrives to change the company’s focus. Horgan co-wrote the script for this ABC pilot with Holly Walsh.

Ealy (“Common Law,” “Think Like a Man”) will play one of the leads in the untitled futuristic cop drama from Bad Robot and J.H. Wyman (“Fringe”). The show will center on a human cop named John Kennex and his human-like android partner, Dorian (Ealy).

Kinsey (“The Office”) will play the female lead in “The Gabriels,” a single-camera comedy starring Rob Riggle on FOX. Riggle and Kinsey will play the parents of an anti-social family that tries to play normal for the sake of their children.

Posted by:Laurel Brown