Esai Morales, Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, and Anson Mount have been hired to co-star in Fox's drama pilot, The Cure from Warner Bros. TV. The show revolves around a group that cuts through the red tape of medical bureaucracy to get care to those who need it most; Morales, Beauvais-Nilon and Mount will play members of the group, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Also, Melinda Clarke is set to do CBS' drama pilot, The Man; it centers on an undercover cop (LL Cool J) who juggles his job and taking care of a boy orphaned after one of his drug busts. Clarke will play a tough, sexy policewoman who has worked with him over the years; Jessica Collins also stars.
Viola Davis has joined NBC's dramedy pilot, Ft. Pit from Denis Leary's Apostle. It's set at one of the worst police precincts in Brooklyn; Davis will play the captain of the precinct, a married mother of one who is looking to clean up Ft. Pit.
Reed Diamond has come aboard NBC's drama pilot, Journeyman, which centers on a man (Kevin McKidd) who travels back in time. Diamond will play the man's brother, a detective.
Ashley Williams has been tapped as the female lead in the untitled Sachs/Judah comedy from ABC TV Studio; it follows the dating and competitive work life of co-workers and friends at a top law firm. Williams will play the co-leader of the litigating team who is Ivy League smart, tomboy cool and sexy.
Shawn Hatosy has been added to Fox's drama pilot, The Apostles, which chronicles the off-duty lives of cops in Simi Valley, Calif. Hatosy will play one of them, a family guy whose wife also is on the LAPD.