Pilots: Amber Tamblyn One of 'The Unusuals'
The actress has taken the female lead in ABC's drama pilot, about the oddball characters at a
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In "The Unusuals," Tamblyn will play Detective Casey Shraeger, a young cop who's the black sheep of a wealthy family. She's joining a cast that also includes Harold Perrineau (
Tamblyn's movie credits include "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" and its upcoming sequel, "The Grudge 2" and the forthcoming "Spring Breakdown." She also starred in the CBS film "The Russell Girl" earlier this year.
"Never Better" stars
Chestnut, meanwhile, has joined the "Hamlet"-inspired "Prince of Motor City," which centers on a professor (Warren Christie) who inherits the family's car company after his father dies mysteriously. Chestnut ("The Game Plan," "The Perfect Holiday") will play the current beau of Christie's ex-girlfriend, played by Piper Perabo.