According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hostel star Jay Hernandez has been cast in ABC's drama pilot Six Degrees. In other pilot castings, Ali Larter and Hayden Panettiere have joined the cast of the NBC drama Heroes, John Billingsley and Owain Yeoman have come on board ABC's untitled Steinbergs drama, Matt Bomer, Logan Marshall-Green and Aaron Stanford have landed the three leads in the ABC drama Traveler, while John L. Adams has joined Angie Harmon in ABC's drama Secrets of a Small Town. Meanwhile, Tim Blake Nelson has been tapped to direct NBC's untitled Willie Reale drama pilot.

Six Degrees, from Touchstone TV and J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot, is an ensemble soap about the intertwined stories of a group of strangers in New York from different walks of life.