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'The Tomorrow People' Pilot Adds Mark Pelligrino, Henry Ian Cusick Joins 'The Hundred' And More Pilot News

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"The Tomorrow People" pilot casts Mark Pellegrino and "The Hundred" pilot casts Henry Ian Cusick | Getty Images

Two CW pilots are getting a visit from "Lost" alumni.

"The Tomorrow People" pilot has cast Mark Pellegrino, best known as Jacob from the ABC island drama, to play Dr. Jedikiah Price, Deadline reports. According to Deadline, Dr. Price is "an evolutionary biologist" who believes the "Tomorrow People" are a grave threat to the human race and makes it his mission to contain them.

Meanwhile, Henry Ian Cusick, who played Desmond on "Lost," is heading to The CW for "The Hundred" pilot, which is set 97 years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization. In the sci-fi drama, the Ark, a space station containing the only human survivors, sends 100 juvenile delinquents down to Earth in the hopes of re-colonizing the planet. According to Deadline, Cusick will play Kane, an Ark officer who wants the Chancellor's job.

In more pilot news ...

"Star Trek" and "House" alumni head to "Venice." Bruce Greenwood and Odette Annable are joining the ABC drama pilot, which focuses on two rival families -- the Nances and the Carvers -- "and a forbidden and dangerous romance emerging between them." Greenwood will star as Gordy Nance, family patriarch and the most powerful man in Venice who's like "Bill Clinton, without the moral compass." Annable will play his daughter Sophie, who's described as "an independent thinker who owns a trendy Venice boutique." She's in love with her father's rival's son, Chris. [THR]

Bridget Regan joins "Murder in Manhattan." The actress will play Lex in the ABC drama pilot about a mother-daughter duo who team up as amateur sleuths in New York. [TVLine]

"Enlisted" finds its leading lady.Angelique Cabral is set to play the female lead in Fox's comedy pilot opposite Geoff Stults. Cabral's character Jill Perez is described as "a confident, funny and ballsy sergeant at the Army base," who's "beloved by her soldiers and heads a unit in the Rear Detachment." [THR]

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