According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ron Rifkin has been tapped to co-star in ABC's drama pilot Brothers & Sisters, while Chi McBride has been cast in another ABC drama pilot, the untitled Hank Steinberg project (formerly Nine Lives).

In other pilot casting news, 14-year-old Keir Gilchrist has landed a co-starring role on Fox's comedy pilot Becoming Glen. On the cable side, Ryan McPartlin (WB Network's Living With Fran), Joanna Canton (Fox's That '70s Show), Brian Howe (Fox's A Minute With Stan Hooper) and Dhirendra round out the cast of USA Network's one-hour pilot Underfunded. Brothers & Sisters, from Touchstone TV, is a family soap revolving around adult siblings. Rifkin will play the siblings' uncle.