Deadline is reporting that yet another Twilight actor has been cast in an upcoming pilot. Edi Gathegi has been cast in a new ABC comedy pilot White Van Man. Here are the details!
Edi Gathegi (Twilight) is set to co-star opposite Kyle Bornheimer in ABC’s comedy pilot White Van Man. The single-camera is a blue collar ensemble based on the British format and centers on Jack (Kyle Bornheimer) who is forced to put his dreams on hold in order to take over the family handyman business from his father Tony (J.K. Simmons). Gathegi will play Darren, one of Tony’s workers. Also cast in the pilot is Johnny Pemberton as Tony’s teen nephew. The series takes its name from the UK phrase that describes the stereotype for drivers of light commercial vehicles, often self-employed or owning small businesses such as handyman services.Head to Deadline to read more!
The ABC Studios/Mark Gordon Co.-produced adaptation was written by Bobby Bowman. Michael Fresco is directing. Gathegi, repped by ICM & Framework, recently starred in Tracy Lett’s play Superior Donuts at the Geffen Playhouse. Pemberton, repped by CAA, Principato Young & attorney Lev Ginsburg, will next be seen in Neighborhood Watch, This Is 40 and 21 Jump Street.