Cheyenne Jackson Lands Role in ABC Pilot

News   Cheyenne Jackson Lands Role in ABC Pilot Cheyenne Jackson, recently on Broadway in the revival of Finian's Rainbow, has landed a role in the new ABC pilot "It Takes a Village," according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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The cast of the new comedy will also feature Leah Remini and James Patrick Stuart.

"Village," according to the industry paper, "revolves around exes Karen (Remini) and Howard and their new significant others, who join forces to raise their 15-year-old boy." Stuart has been cast as Karen's new husband with Jackson as Howard's first boyfriend.

Cheyenne Jackson, who was seen in the film "United 93" and the TV series "30 Rock," has appeared on Broadway in Finian's Rainbow, Xanadu, All Shook Up, Aida and Thoroughly Modern Millie. He starred in the premiere cast of Altar Boyz, and his regional credits include West Side Story, The Most Happy Fella, Children of Eden, Hair, Carousel, Damn Yankees and Kismet. Jackson is a member of the Broadway Inspirational Voices and was seen Off-Broadway in The Agony and the Agony and at City Center in Damn Yankees and Finian's Rainbow.

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