‘ER’ and ‘One Tree Hill’ Vets Top Latest Pilot Picks

by | March 17, 2010 at 8:49 AM | Fall TV Preview, Fall TV Preview 2010, TV News

Goran Visnjic on 'ER' (NBC)

Goran Visnjic on 'ER' (NBC)

ER‘ alum Goran Visnjic is in talks to join ‘Boston’s Finest,’ ABC’s ‘Life’-like drama pilot about a detective (‘Battlestar Galactica’s Katee Sackhoff) who teams with a disgraced cop (Visnjic) to crack cases as well as poke a stick at the conspiracy which blemished the latter’s career.

Also, Nia Long (‘Third Watch’) has been cast as Sackhoff’s friend and official partner.

Sackhoff and Sheridan Top Latest Pilot Picks

Other pilot casting highlights, courtesy of the Hollywood Reporter:

Michaela McManus (‘One Tree Hill‘) has bested one of my actress pals (grr) to land the female lead in ‘Nomads,’ the CW’s drama about a group of backpackers recruited by the CIA to conduct grey ops across Europe.

WATCH FULL EPISODES OF ‘ONE TREE HILL’ HERE

Josh Henderson (‘Desperate Housewives‘) is the leader of a group of young, photogenic changelings in the CW’s ‘Betwixt.’

• Scotsman Dougray Scott (‘Mission: Impossible II’) has been cast as the documentary filmmaker chronicling the lives of CBS’ ‘Quinn-Tuplets,’ while Molly Parker (‘Swingtown‘) will play the mother of the multiples – and Scott’s new-ish wife.