- My Girl star Anna Chlumsky will co-star with Julia Louis-Dreyfus in HBO’s Veep pilot. The actress is set to play Louis-Dreyfus’ insecure chief-of-staff. Insecure, because she remembers what happened the last time she thought she had someone’s back. (Sorry.) [Deadline]
- Ryan Phillippe has joined the cast of Set Up, which centers on a group of friends that find themselves in the middle of a diamond heist. And cast in Set Up: Step Up star Jenna Dewan Tatum, who apparently uses an old Boggle sheet to choose her projects. [Variety]
- The producers for The House of Blue Leaves confirm that Jennifer Jason Leigh is set to star alongside Ben Stiller and Edie Falco in the Broadway show. (Previews begin April 4; the show opens April 25.) She will play Stiller’s character’s mistress, named Bunny Flingus.
- Disney XD had ordered Pack of Wolves, a comedy about three boys — Edison, Darwin, and Albert Oppenheimer — raised by their single dad, who happens to be a genius professor. Bazinga? [Deadline]
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