Michael Trucco will reunite with his "Battlestar Galactica" co-star Tricia Helfer for a new ABC pilot, TVLine reports. The pilot, titled "Killer Women," centers around Helfer's character, Molly Parker, the only female member of the Texas Rangers.
According to TVLine, Trucco will play "Molly’s older brother, Billy, who is married to her BFF Nessa (played by Marta Milans)."
In other pilot news ...
"House" alum checks in to "The Returned." Omar Epps will star in the ABC pilot about deceased loved ones coming back to life as if nothing ever happened to them. Epps will play Martin Bellamy, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent who becomes "fascinated by Jacob (newcomer Landon Gimenez), a mysterious boy who popped up from nowhere in the middle of rural China." [The Hollywood Reporter]
"Lost" star finds new home at NBC. Harold Perrineau has joined DJ Nash's comedy "Family Guide." The pilot revolves around Henry (Eli Baker), who "idolizes his blind father (J.K. Simmons) and is bemused by his mother Mel’s (Parker Posey) newfound adolescence and who watches his family come closer together post-divorce." Perrineau will play Mel's apartment manager, a man who ends up becoming friends with Henry. [Deadline]
Isaiah Washington joins "The Hundred." The former "Grey's Anatomy" star will play "Jaha, the leader of the remaining human race now living in the orbiting space station" in The CW's sci-fi pilot about a group of juvenile delinquents sent to recolonize Earth after a nuclear war. [TVLine]
"House of Lies" star is "Reckless" for ABC. Bess Armstrong will play Catherine Harrison, the mother to Eloise Mumford's character who disappears in the midst of a military uprising overseas. [THR]