Campos Carves Out New Pilot Gig

Former "Nip/Tuck" star Bruno Campos is playing his own personal game of musical pilots, jumping from an NBC comedy to a one-hour project at FOX.

Elsewhere in the casting world, Leslie Hope ("24," "Commander In Chief") is joining The CW's drama "Runaway," Jason O'Mara ("In Justice") has taken the lead in ABC's "Drift" and Vanessa L. Williams, most recently of UPN's "South Beach," is taking over for Charlotte Ross in "Ugly Betty."

Campos, whose "Nip/Tuck" character was unveiled as the Carver last season, was previously set to star in an untitled comedy from writer Chris Sheridan at NBC, about two brothers who operate on opposite sides of the law and also live next door to each other. Instead, he'll star in "The Wedding Album" at FOX, the showbiz trade papers report.

In the show, he'll play a wedding photographer who shoots big-deal nuptials in New York while searching for romance in his own life. British actress Tara Summers will play his assistant and Ashlie Atkinson ("Rescue Me") their office manager.

Hope, who's had a recurring part on "Commander In Chief" this season, has joined "Runaway," one of the few drama pilots at new network The CW. The ex-"24" star, who'll appear on "Everwood" later this season, will play the wife of a man wrongly convicted of murder who takes his family on the lam.

At ABC, O'Mara will star in "Drift," a drama about a detective whose trauma-induced insomnia affects his job. The former "Agency" star is still attached to "In Justice," so if that show somehow returns to the Alphabet next season -- ratings have been mediocre -- the part would be recast.

Also at ABC, Williams has taken over for Ross in "Ugly Betty," the network's adaptation of a telenovela about a homely but efficient secretary (America Ferrera) at a fashion magazine. The former "NYPD Blue" star is staying with the network, however, joining Alicia Silverstone in the comedy "Pink Collar."

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