Four More Network Pilots Get Casting Directors

Four more network pilots have landed casting directors, Backstage has learned. CBS’ new comedy pilot “Bad Teacher” will be cast by Bruce H. Newberg. Based on the 2011 Cameron Diaz film of the same name, the pilot is written and executive-produced by Hilary Winston (“Community”) and also executive-produced by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky, who were behind the film. The show focuses on a foul-mouthed divorcée who lands a job as a teacher because she wants to scout for a new husband. The casting for the network’s newest drama pilot, “The Ordained,” will be handled by Risa Bramon Garcia, with New York casting controlled by Bernard Telsey. There are plans to begin shooting in March in New York. Penned by journalist Lisa Takeuchi Cullen and executive produced by Frank Marshall (“The Bourne Legacy”) and Larry Shuman (“Devious Maids”), this show centers on the son of a powerful political family who
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