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Supergirl starlet Odette Annable has actually joined the pilot’s actors, just days after fellow alum Chris Wood boarded the project.
First purchased to pilot in January, the potential follow-up collection– titled thirtysomething(else)— will follow the full-grown youngsters of the original thirtysomething personalities. Per our sibling website Deadline, Annable will certainly play the grown-up version of Janey Steadman, daughter of Ken Olin’s Michael as well as Mel Harris’ Hope (and sis to Wood’s Leo).
Described as a “striking offshoot” of her moms and dads, Janey is a driven as well as enthusiastic lady that, according to her partner Brad, has a “very big engine in a really tiny cars and truck.” (Which is a praise, we believe.)
Initial thirtysomething creators Marshall Herskovitz as well as Ed Zwick will co-write the follow up pilot, with Zwick readied to direct. The show will certainly additionally welcome back Olin, Harris, Timothy Busfield (Elliot Weston) and also Patricia Wettig (Nancy Weston), that will certainly repeat their original duties in a supporting capability.
Other than her appearances as Supergirl‘s Reign, Annable’s small-screen résumé includes Tell Me a Story, The Astronaut Wives Club and also Banshee.
To stay up to date with every one of the 2020 pilots currently in opinion at the broadcast networks, check out (and book mark!) our handy Pilot Guide, which has actually been upgraded with Annable’s casting.