Pilot Casting: Aimee Teegarden to The CW, Kim Raver to NCIS Spinoff
A couple big pilot scoops to pass along as shows head into production with an eye on the fall schedule...
Aimee Teegarden (Friday Night Lights) has been cast on The CW's Oxygen. According to Deadline, the actress will portray Emily, a young woman who falls for an alien boy after he and his kind are integrated into a suburban high school a decade after landing on Earth.
Kim Raver (24, Grey's Anatomy), meanwhile, will headline the NCIS: Los Angeles spinoff, appearing on the upcoming backdoor pilot as Special Agent Paris.
The leader of the show's Red unit - which travels the nation solving crimes - Raver's character has a degree in Forensic Science and prefers to work alone.
Other series regulars on the spinoff will include: John Corbett, Scott Grimes, Edwin Hodge, Gillian Alexy and Miguel Ferrer.