11 February 2013 12:04 PM, PST | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Casting directors have been hired for five new CBS drama pilots, Backstage has confirmed.The high-profile pilot for “Anatomy of Violence,” an hour-long crime drama from “Homeland” co-creators Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa, is being cast by Michael Testa. Inspired by the upcoming non-fiction book “The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime” by Adrian Raine, the project centers on a young female detective who partners with a criminal psychologist with whom she shares a past connection.Casting directors Deborah Aquila and Tricia Wood of Aquila/Wood Casting are casting “Intelligence,” a drama pilot focused on an agent at U.S. Cyber Command who gains special abilities after he has a microchip implanted in his brain.Gary Zuckerbrod is the casting director for the new medical drama pilot “The Surgeon General,” which offers a fictionalized look at the nation’s top doc as he fights the forces of politics »

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