Leah Remini, Romany Malco, D.J. Cotrona and Kelli Garner among those landing ABC roles
It's a big night of news for the stars of CBS' long-running "King of Queens."
Kevin James has signed on to join
Vince Vaughn in an untitled comedy from Ron Howard.
This is Remini's second straight year with a comedy pilot at ABC. She joined Matthew Lillard in "Don't Try This At Home" (or "Married Not Dead") last spring.
There's plenty of other pilot casting
happening at ABC.
*** Romany Malco
("Weeds") is joining the ABC drama "No Ordinary Family
," about a family with special abilities. Malco will play the best friend of pater-familias Jim (Michael Chiklis).
*** D.J. Cotrona
("Dear John") will play a detective in "187 Detroit
," about a documentary crew following a homicide division.
*** Julian Morris ("24"), Daniella Alonso (deflowering nurse Carolotta from "Friday Night Lights") and Kelli Garner
("Lars and the Real Girl") have been added to ABC's drama pilot "Generation Y
," about a group of young adults in Austin.
*** Taran Killiam ("Scrubs") has been cast in "Freshman," a comedy about three new members of Congress, playing the personal assistant to the representative played by Sarah Chalke.