According to The Hollywood Reporter, Simon West has come on board to direct and executive produce CBS' drama pilot Under Pressure.

In the latest round of pilot castings, Lena Headey has landed the lead in Barbara Hall's drama Ultra for CBS, Viola Davis has joined the cast of ABC's drama Traveler, Balthazar Getty has been tapped to star in ABC's drama Brothers & Sisters, and Chazz Palminteri is set to co-star in another ABC drama, Drift. Over at the CW, Aldis Hodge, Coby Bell, Cynthia Addai Robinson and Hosea Chanchez have been cast for UPN's planted spinoff of the network's long-running comedy Girlfriends.