According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jessica Collins, Lourdes Benedicto and Scott Wolf have been cast in ABC's untitled Steinbergs drama pilot, while Laura Harris and Jaime Ray Newman have landed the title roles in ABC's drama pilot Hollis and Rae.
Additionally, Jon Avnet has been tapped to direct ABC's drama pilot Sixty Minute Man. On the pilot-pickup front, ABC has given cast-contingent orders to two comedies, I Love Things I Hate About You and 52 Fights, while CBS has ordered a reworked version of last year's drama 3 Lbs and has greenlighted the comedy The Weekend.
The untitled Steinbergs project, from Warner Bros. TV and creator Hank Steinberg and K.J. Steinberg, chronicles the lives of nine strangers after they were held hostage for 52 hours during a botched bank robbery.