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Casting Couch: Potter Searches for "Truth," Green to Sick Bay on "Grey's"

TNT has cast Monica Potter (Boston Legal) in their Madison Avenue-set drama pilot, Truth in Advertising, which revolves around the multi-million dollar advertising agency Rothman, Greene & Moore (what, no Dewey, Cheatum & Howe?), a high-stakes ad agency whose execs are constantly driven to prove why they deserve to keep their plum gigs.

Potter joins the previously cast Eric McCormack and Tom Cavanagh in the pilot, which begins production later this month. Potter will play Sarah Krajicek-Hunter, a divorcee and copywriter who is brought into the firm.

Lest you be confused by the similarities between this project and AMC's Mad Men, rest assured that Truth in Advertising is set firmly in the present day. The script for this pilot has just made its way into my inbox, so I'll have to let you know what I think.

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Meanwhile, in other casting news, Robot Chicken auteur Seth Green (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) has been cast in a two-episode story arc on ABC's Grey's Anatomy.

In a random bit of guest casting, Green will play a hospital patient at Seattle Grace, though the diminutive actor is apparently a rabid fan of the medical drama.

"If you are going to get sick, Seattle Grace is the place to do it," Green told The Hollywood Reporter. "Maybe they'll call me McSicky?"

Comments

The CineManiac said…
Now there's some "Green thinking" I can get behind. Seth Green has been one of my favorite actors for as long as I can remember.
I loved him as Chuckie in Can't Buy Me Love, Oz on Buffy, Scott Evil in the AP movies, and pretty much everything he's done in between, including the really awful stuff.
So I'm glad to see SG will be getting him as a patient.
Anonymous said…
What cinemaniac said.

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