Casting: Isaacs, Spencer, Good, Hannigan

Jason Isaacs (“Harry Potter”) will star in the six-part event series “Dig” for USA Network. Tim Kring and Gideon Raff will produce the series which is aiming for a late 2014 premiere.

Isaacs plays an FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem who, while investigating the murder of an archeologist, uncovers a conspiracy 2,000 years in the making that threatens to change the course of history.

Red Band Society
Octavia Spencer (“The Help”) is set to star in Fox’s remake of the acclaimed Spanish dark dramedy series “Red Band Society”. Spencer will play an authoritative, intuitive pediatrics nurse.

The story focuses on the daily lives of a group of teens living in a hospital who become unlikely friends. The depth of the friendships allows them to survive the challenges of growing up under such intense circumstances.

Babylon Fields
Meagan Good (“Deception”) is set to star in NBC’s regeneration drama pilot “Babylon Fields”. Good plays a beautiful local doctor with an edge to her.

The story centers on the dead rising again in a small New York town where lives are regained, old wounds are reopened and families are restored — for better or worse.

More Time With Family
Alyson Hannigan (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “How I Met Your Mother”) has scored the lead female role in the Ben Affleck and Matt Damon-produced CBS multi-camera sitcom “More Time With Family”.

Tom Papa plays a husband and a father who makes a career change to spend time with his family. His wife Cindy (Hannigan) is along for the ride.

Source: THR