Michael Vartan is set to star in ABC's untitled Jon Feldman drama pilot.
Directed by Charles McDougall, the show revolves around four high-powered CEOs or CEOs-to-be who are all friends. Vartan will play the new CEO of a large corporation who is described as the moral center of the show.
In other TV news, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has signed on to star in the Fox drama, New Amsterdam. The show centers on John Amsterdam (Coster-Waldau), a man cursed with immortality who works as a homicide detective in New York, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Also, Gabrielle Union will star in ABC's Football Wives. From Bryan Singer, the show is a U.S. version of the popular British soap focusing on wives of professional football players. Union will play an ex-model-turned-recording artist who is the gorgeous fiancee of a star wide receiver.
Other pilot casting news includes Melissa Sagemiller landing a role on NBC's drama, Life. The show centers on a falsely imprisoned cop (Damian Lewis) who rejoins the force as a changed man; Sagemiller will play the lawyer who got him out of prison. There is a spark between the two, despite the fact that she is married.
Noah Bean has been added to the cast of FX's untitled Kessler/Kessler/Zelman legal thriller about a young attorney (Rose Byrne) going to work for the most feared and respected high-stakes litigator (Glenn Close); Bean will play the young woman's fiance.