According to The Hollywood Reporter, in other pilot casting news, three NBC comedies have landed leads: Nick D'Agosto has joined This Little PiggyJessica Lucas has boarded Friends With Benefits and Ashley Madekwe has been cast in The Pink House.
Based on the New Zealand series Outrageous Fortune, Scoundrels centers on the matriarch (Virginia Madsen) of a family of criminals who decides it's time for her brood to go straight after her husband (Elliott) is sentenced to a long prison term.
This Little Piggy centers on an underemployed woman (Brooke Bloom) and her materialistic brother (D'Agosto) who move in with their older sibling (Ben Koldyke).
Friends With Benefits revolves around five twentysomething friends who, until they find "the one," are content to have "friends with benefits." Lucas will play one of the five.
The Pink House revolves around two Midwestern guys who move to L.A. and rent a house right on the beach.
Madekwe will play a neighbor who is from a poor family looking for a wealthy man to marry.