RELATED STORIES Bourbon Cavalier celebrity Scott Foley has actually joined Fox’s ballet-centric dramedy pilot The Big Leap— however you shouldn’t expect to see him in tights anytime quickly.
Motivated by a U.K. style, The Big Leap centers on a team of varied underdogs from all different walks of life that try to be part of a competition fact series that is placing on a modern-day, hip remake of Swan Lake. “What they lack in the traditional dancer body type,” the logline reads, “they make up for with their wit, edge and desire to reimagine a renowned story to fit their very own mold.”
Per our sibling website Deadline, that damaged the news of Foley’s spreading, he will star as Nick Smart, the slick and also (you presumed it!) wise executive producer of The Big Leap. Nick does not completely lack a conscience, he enjoys producing amusing tv as well as stirring up drama between unfamiliar people on his fact program.
Foley joins an actors that includes Matt Lucas (Doctor Who), Teri Polo (The Fosters), Ser’Darius Blain (Charmed), Jon Rudnitsky (Saturday Night Live) and also Ray Cham (Five Points). Liz Heldens (The Passage) will certainly create the pilot, with Sue Naegle (Outcast) on board as an executive producer.
Along with the ABC drama Whiskey Cavalier, which was terminated last May after one season, Foley’s current TV credits include Scandal (where he played Olivia Pope’s love passion, Jake Ballard), True Blood and also Grey’s Anatomy.
To keep up with every one of the 2020 pilots currently in contention at the broadcast networks, take a look at (and also book mark!) our convenient Pilot Guide, which has been upgraded with Foley’s Big Leap casting.