Brian Dennehy will co-star with Donnie Wahlberg in the TNT drama pilot "Bunker Hill," while a pair of leads have signed on for CBS' comedy pilot "The Kareskys."
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dennehy will play Martin Kelsey, a mob boss turned flower store owner in "Bunker Hill."
Created by Walon Green, the project features Wahlberg as a cop who returns to the rough streets of Boston.
Dennehy has six Emmy nominations without a win, most recently picking up nods for the telefilms "Our Fathers," "Death of a Salesman" and "Murder in the Heartland."
Over at CB, Mather Zickel ("Rachel Getting Married") and Todd Stashwick ("The Riches") have signed on to join Sasha Alexander in "The Karenskys."
Written by Linwood Boomer and directed by Pam Fryman, "The Karenskys" focuses on a young woman (Alexander) who returns to her hometown and reunites with her wacky family when her husband (Zickel) takes a new job.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun