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CBS' 'Mom' Pilot with Anna Faris, CW's 'Vampire Diaries' Spinoff, Get Casting Directors

16 January 2013 6:15 PM, PST | | See recent Backstage news »

Casting director attachments are starting to trickle out for the networks' early pilot orders. Backstage has learned that CBS comedy pilot "Mom" will be cast by Nikki Valko and Ken Miller. "Mom" has already cast Anna Faris in its lead role as a single mother, newly sober, who struggles to stay on the straight and narrow. The pilot hails from Warner Bros. Television and Chuck Lorre Productions. Valko/Miller currents casts all three of Chuck Lorre's CBS series — "Mike & Molly," "Two and a Half Men," and "The Big Bang Theory." The series is set in California's Napa Valley, but at this time a shoot location — as well as a production start date — is still to be determined. Lesli Gelles-Raymond and Greg Orson of Go Casting, who cast the CW's hit drama "The Vampire Diaries," will also cast the possible spinoff "The Originals." The backdoor pilot, which is set to »

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