First Look: Casey Wilson Gets Caught in The Middle
The prayers of Happy Endings fans have been answered — Casey Wilson is back on TV, guest starring on ABC’s The Middle in mid-March. She plays Reverend Tammy, a youth advocate who comes to town with guitar-slinging Reverend Tim Tom (Paul Hipp).
“She does seminars for teen girls about ‘Your Developing Christian Body,’” says executive producer Eileen Heisler, who adds that the roving reverends will also perform several songs, including “Be Careful on the Internet.”
Just don’t expect Sue (Eden Sher) to sing Reverend Tammy’s praises. Heisler hints that young Miss Heck has a tough time accepting the new woman in her favorite faith-based troubadour’s life. “Sue finds herself rather unexpectedly jealous. She likes Reverend Tim Tom to be there just for her.” This should make for divine comedy.
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Casey Wilson to Headline NBC’s Marry Me, From Her Fiancé/Happy Endings EP
NBC is saying “I do” to Happy Endings vet Casey Wilson.
The actress will star in the comedy pilot Marry Me, written and executive-produced by her fiancé David Caspe (who served as EP on Happy Endings and penned the script for Adam Sandler’s big-screen vehicle That’s My Boy).
Marry Me will focus on the challenges encountered by a couple named Annie and Jake after they decide to get engaged.
It’s been a busy January for Wilson; earlier this month, NBC ordered The Mason Twins, a single-camera comedy pilot she penned with June Raphael (NTSF:SD:SUV::). That potential series follows fraternal twin sisters who, after being estranged for 15 years, reconnect when one’s perfect city life has fallen apart and she returns to her suburban hometown to find that her sister hasn’t matured past her teen-queen days.
NBC Orders a Pilot from Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael
Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael, the IRL BFF comedy team responsible for 2013′s Ass Backwards (AN UNDERRATED GEM), have landed a pilot order from NBC for their sitcom Mason Twins. According to The Hollywood Reporter the show center around “fraternal twins Pender and Lizzie Mason” who “after having been estranged for 15 years…reconnect after Lizzie’s perfect city life falls apart and she returns to her suburban town to discover that her sister hasn’t matured beyond her teen queen days.”
I think the only thing that could make this pilot more promising is if it were about identical twins. I am unreasonably drawn to identical twins, like a moth to a monozygotic flame. I just have so many questions for them, which of which are unanswered mysteries from The Adventures of Mary Kate and Ashley.
As Raphael is already set to star in the pair’s ABC show DINKS (which landed a pilot production commitment), she won’t be appearing in Mason Twins. There has been no word on whether Wilson will feature in this new project or co-star with her writing partner in DINKS.
‘Happy Endings’ creator reveals what would have happened to Penny and Dave
It’s been almost a year since ABC sadly canceled its incredibly undervalued sitcom Happy Endings after its third season, and the bite still stings — especially since VH1 teased fans by airing the entire series on New Year’s Day, thereby reminding viewers just what a gem this little ensemble comedy was.
Show creator David Caspe and fiancée Casey Wilson (who starred on the series as perennially unlucky-yet-unswervingly plucky Penny) called in to EW’s TV Editors Hour on Sirius XM to talk about the dearly departed series and what they hope would have happened for the characters. Specifically, we inquired whether Penny and Dave (Zachary Knighton) would ever have gotten together, as a budding romance between the two was briefly suggested in the second season.
“I don’t think we would have done the Dave and Penny thing,” Caspe said. “Our show is not at all a soap opera. Some of these other comedies are able to go a little more melodramatic than I ever liked, and any time we tried to do it, sometimes it felt a little false. I don’t think anyone really wanted to see Dave have to date his ex-fiancée’s best friend. There’s just something about that that’s kind of mean. I didn’t want to have to have Penny and Alex hate each other for five episodes.”
In fact, Caspe put the kibosh on any other romances happening in the group of six (in which four were single and three were straight). “I don’t know if Dave and Alex would have ended up together, but we probably wouldn’t have had anyone within the group of friends ever date another person [in the group].”
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