White Collar‘s Hilarie Burton, CSI: Miami vet Adam Rodriguez, Dollhouse‘s security chief and a former General Hospital actress are among the latest actors to book pilots.
Per our sister site Deadline….
* Burton has joined Fox’s drama The List, which follows a Deputy U.S. Marshal Soto (played by Michael Peña) leading the hunt for the person who stole the list identifying all Witness Security Program members. The Tree Hill alum is replacing Tamsin Egerton (Camelot) in the role of Soto’s wife Maddie Soto, while Egerton will now play Delilah, a mysterious and conniving charmer.
* Rodriguez is feeling Reckless with a role on CBS’ Charleston, S.C.-set drama about a pretty Yankee litigator (Anna Wood) and a Southern City Attorney (Cam Gigandet) who struggle to hide their attraction while clashing over a police sex scandal. Rodriguez will play Preston, a well-respected police detective who works with Shawn Hatosy’s (Southland) Trey.
* Dollhouse‘s Harry Lennix has boarded the NBC drama The Blacklist, which revolves around the world’s most wanted criminal (James Spader) as he mysteriously turns himself in and offers to give up everyone he has ever worked with. Lennix plays Harold Cooper, the FBI’s cynical Assistant Director of Counterterrorism.
* General Hospital‘s ex-Kristina, Lexi Ainsworth, has joined ABC’s Romeo & Juliet-esque Westside (fka Venice, so y’all can simmah now), which follows the haves and the have-nots of Venice, Calif. She will play Jennifer Beals’ teenage daughter Nico.