Joe Morton is the latest cast member to jump from the sudsy political thriller to one of the many pilots in the works.
Morton has been cast opposite Brandon Hall on the CBS pilot, God Friended Me. He will take on the series regular role of Reverend Arthur Finer, a thoughtful and creative man who has a son named Miles.
Arthur has been the reverend of Trinity Church for the past 25 years. While he doesn't agree with his son's firm rejection of his faith, he wants him back in his life.
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Suraj Sharma and Javicia Leslie are also tapped to appear in the pilot which hails from Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. TV.
Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt will pen the script,