Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Pilot Casting: Rita Moreno, Valente Rodriguez, and Camily Guaty Among Cast

Rita Moreno lands a role in the new TV Land sitcom Happily Divorced

Academy/Emmy/Tony/Alma Award winner Rita Moreno (Cane, will be gracing the small screen once again in the TV pilot Happily Divorced for TV Land (Hot in Cleveland). The comedy is based on Drescher's real-life previous marriage and divorce about a woman (Drescher) who begins dating again after learning her husband is gay. Moreno will play her mother with Robert Walden playing her husband.

Since her role in the one season CBS drama Cane, Rita Moreno has appeared as a guest star in In Plain Sight. Happily Divorced will hopefully mark her return to sitcom televison since doing guest stars in some of televisions most successful sticoms which included, George Lopez, Ugly Betty, Murphy Brown, and The Cosby Show. In 1994 she also appeared on the The Nanny, which is where she worked with Drescher last. Happily Divorced is expected to premiere early next year.

Valente Rodriguez, who was last seen playing the best friend in George Lopez has also landed a role in Happily Divorced.

Camille Guaty Plays a Single mom in Eden

Camille Guaty (Chicago Code, Las Vegas, Cupid, Gotta Kick It Up) has landed the role strong-willed, hard-working single mother who's carved out a career in real estate support her five-year-old son in the USA Network one-hour pilot Eden. THe pilot centers around a young hotel staffer (Nick D'Agosto), and his con artist cousin (Enver Gjokaj), who manage the hotel as well as anything their guest wants at the elite New York City hotel.

Guaty is currenly recurring in the FOX midseason cop drama The Chicago Code
alongside Jennifer Beals, Jason Clarke and Matt Lauria. She plays Janson Clarke’s fiancee.

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