Jeri Ryan has been cast in CBS' drama pilot Shark, Tom Cavanagh has joined CBS' comedy pilot My Ex-Life, and Illeana Douglas has come on board ABC's comedy pilot Women of a Certain Age.

In other casting news, The Hollywood Reporter reports Xander Berkeley has joined ABC's drama pilot Women in Law, Marnette Patterson has come on board ABC's comedy pilot Southern Comfort, and Vincent Ventresca has been cast in Fox's comedy pilot Julie Reno Bounty Hunter. Shark, from 20th Century Fox TV and Imagine TV, centers on a celebrity attorney-turned-prosecutor (James Woods). Ryan will portray Jessica, a district attorney and the new boss of Woods' character.