Missi Pyle has been tapped to star in ABC's comedy pilot Traveling in Packs. The show revolves around three women in their 30s (Virginia Williams, Shawnee Smith, Pyle) who find out that living together has benefits and is a lot more fun than living alone, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Dondre Whitfield and Christine Woods have joined CBS' comedy pilot Atlanta; it revolves around a man (Freddie Prinze Jr.) and woman (Leslie Bibb) who meet at a funeral and can't seem to stay away from each other. Whitfield will play Prinze's best friend, while Woods will play Bibb's best friend.
Jerrika Hinton has joined the CW comedy pilot Eight Days a Week, which revolves around four twentysomethings who work under the top movers and shakers in New York; Hinton will play one of the bosses, an owner of an art gallery.
According to Variety, Barry Shabaka Henley will play Raymond Bean, an internal affairs investigator, in the NBC David Shore/Peter Blake drama starring Famke Janssen as a female cop.