A former Hero and former doctor have both landed new pilot roles.
Ali Larter has been cast as the lead in The Asset, a Fox drama set in the CIA’s New York City headquarter. She will portray Anna King, an undercover photojournalist who travel around the world and gather intel for the agency.
Penn (House, How I Met Your Mother), meanwhile, has signed on for the ABC sitcom Prairie Dogs, which centers on a cubicle employee who is the victim of identity theft... and ends up befriending the guy who stole his identity.
The former member of the Obama Administration will portray the cubicle worker.