John Benjamin Hickey Joins 'Blink' And More Pilot News

03/01/2013 10:47 am ET

John Benjamin Hickey is set to star in "Blink."

According to THR, the "Big C" actor is headed to the CW pilot as Greg, a father who ends up in a coma-like state in which he can't hear, see or speak after a serious car accident.

In addition to "The Big C," Hickey has also recently appeared on "The Good Wife," "The New Normal," "The Mob Doctor" and more.

In other pilot news...

Will Sasso is on his way to "Middle Age Rage." Sasso has been cast as Carol's (Annie Mumolo) husband in the ABC comedy pilot. [Deadline]

Marie Avgeropoulos has been cast in "The Hundred." The "Cult" actress will play Octavia, "an illegally second-born child who grew up hidden in captivity" on the CW drama pilot about the lone survivors of a nuclear war. [TVLine]

Enver Gjokaj and Brendan Hines have been cast in "Murder In Manhattan." Gjokaj will play Jack, Lex's (Bridget Regan) childhood friend, while Hines will play her brother in the New York-set ABC pilot. [Deadline]

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