According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tony winner Jane Krakowski has been tapped to star in CBS' comedy pilot Sex Power Love & Politics Cole Hauser has landed a lead role in Fox's drama pilot Damages, Norman Reedus has been cast in another Fox drama pilot, 13 Graves, and Fred Willard has joined the CBS comedy Play Nice.

Meanwhile, Danny Cannon (the CSI series) is set to helm CBS' untitled drama pilot from CSI maven Carol Mendelsohn. In pilot pickups, CBS has ordered the drama Edison, starring John Leguizamo, while Fox has greenlighted That Guy, from producer Ivan Reitman's Montecito Pictures. Sex Power Love & Politics from Sony Pictures TV, revolves around staffers in their mid-30s who work on Capitol Hill.

Brian B.