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03/06/2013 10:01 am ET

Sam Neill Has Joined 'The Ordained' And More Pilot News

Sam Neill has joined "The Ordained."

According to EW, the "Jurassic Park" actor and "Entourage" vet Emmanuelle Chriqu have joined the CBS pilot.

Starring Charlie Cox, "The Ordained" centers on a Kennedy-like family dealing with the trials of priesthood, the law and politics. Neill will play Tom’s (Cox) father, with Chriqui playing Tom's next-door neighbor.

In other pilot news...

Neal Bledsoe has joined "Ironside." Bledsoe will co-star alongside Blair Underwood in the NBC pilot as Teddy, a wealthy, highly-educated police officer. [Deadline]

Beau Bridges is headed to CBS. Bridges is set to play Jack (Will Arnett)'s father in a still-untitled CBS comedy pilot from Greg Garcia. [TVLine]

Eli Baker and Ava Deluca-Verley are NBC-bound. The teen actors have joined J.K. Simmons and Parker Posey in D.J. Nash's still-untitled comedy pilot. Baker will appear as Henry, a "son who idolizes his blind father," while Deluca-Verley will play Henry's sister. [Deadline]

Pedro Pascal, James LeGros and Chin Han have joined "The Sixth Gun." The actors have joined the NBC pilot centering on "six mythical guns," with Pascal playing the young Special Agent Ortega, Legros portraying the fiercely loyal gunslinger Bill John O’Henry and Han playing Chow, a "brilliant Machiavellian schemer." [Deadline]

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