Mandy Moore will star in "Pulling" at ABC, according to Deadline.com. This is Moore's third pilot in the last two development seasons.
Deadline.com reports Moore will play Louise, one of three female leads who is living her life the way she wants to. The character is optimistic and wants a husband badly, but her tactics tend to backfire. The show is based on the British series and the pilot was written by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky.
This is Moore's third ABC pilot in two years. Earlier this development season she was attached to a put pilot comedy from Rich Appel. Last year she co-starred in a pilot about a newlywed couple who open a restaurant and struggle to balance their real family and friends who have become like family.
In other pilot news ...
Eloise Mumford is getting "Reckless." Mumford, who appeared on ABC's "The River," will play the female lead in the ABC drama about a man who enters a world of overseas politics after his wife is unjustly imprisoned. [Deadline.com]
Jason Lee is headed to CBS. Lee will star in "Second Sight," a drama about a detective who suffers from terrible anxiety dreams and hallucinations as a result of ocular disorder. [EW]
Tate Donovan has booked "Hostages." The "Deception" actor will play husband to Toni Collette in the new CBS thriller pilot. The role is in second position to NBC's "Deception." [THR]
"Retired At 35" star George Segal has joined "How the Hell Am I Normal." Segal will star opposite Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin in the 1980s-set comedy about an eccentric family. [Deadline.com]