“American Dreams” star Gail O’Grady and former “A.U.S.A.” regular Eddie McClintock have both landed in pilots at ABC in the network’s newest round of casting. Andrew Walker, Thad Luckinbill and Stephen Dunham have found parts as well.

O’Grady will head the cast of the Alphabet’s comedy “Hot Properties,” about the staff of a real-estate office. Dunham (“What I Like About You”) has also signed onto the project, the showbiz trade papers report. They join Nicole Sullivan (“The King of Queens”) and Sofia Vergara (“Chasing Papi”) in the cast.

The casting of O’Grady is a further dark cloud over “American Dreams,” which NBC moved to Wednesdays for the remainder of the season in a last-ditch effort to juice ratings. She is the third member of the show’s ensemble, after Rachel Boston and Will Estes, to take a pilot role this development season.

O’Grady earned an Emmy nomination for each of her three seasons on “NYPD Blue” in the mid-1990s. She also starred in the successful Lifetime movie “Sex and the Single Mom” and its sequel, which aired in February.

McClintock, whose recent credits include the ABC Family movies “Picking Up and Dropping Off” and “See Jane Date,” has joined the cast of “Crumbs,” opposite Fred Savage. The two will play estranged brothers who re-establish their relationship when their parents (Jane Curtin, William Devane) divorce.

Also at ABC, Walker (“Maybe It’s Me,” “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch”) has landed the lead role in “Adopted.” He’ll play a guy was adopted and now has two very different mothers in his life. Luckinbill (“The Young and the Restless”), meanwhile, will star opposite Kevin Sorbo in “Bobby Cannon,” about a pro football player (Sorbo) on the verge of retirement.


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