Pilot Season: Lost Star Yunjin Kim Lands Lead in ABC's Mistresses
Lost's Yunjin Kim is headed back to ABC in the lead role of the drama Mistresses.
The drama from Bob Sertner, (No Ordinary Family, Revenge), tells the story of four women buffeted by the scandalous romantic lives they're leading. Kim is set to play Karen, a psychiatrist reeling from the death of a male patient with whom she was extremely "close," according to TVLine. ABC also announced Erik Stocklin of The Vampire Diaries will play the patient's son, Sam.
Kim and Stocklin join previously announced cast members Rochelle Aytes (The Forgotten), who plays April, a widow with two daughters, and Jes Macallan, who will take on the role of a real estate broker Josslyn. Savannah, the fourth female lead, has not yet been cast.
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The pilot, an adaptation of the BBC One series of the same name, was written by K.J. Steinberg (Gossip Girl, The Nine). ABC ordered the project directly to series in February. It is expected to premiere in summer 2013.