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Carla Gugino Joins Showtime’s Roadies Pilot

August 3, 2015 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

Carla Gugino is set to star in Showtime’s Roadies pilot. TV Line reports that Gugino will play production manager Shelli in the pilot, which was written and will be directed by Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous).

The series follows the day-to-day life of a successful rock tour as seen through the eyes of music’s unsung heroes — the crew members who get the show on the road. Gugino’s Shelli is a world-class multi-tasker, passionate music fan and tireless work partner to the band’s tour manager (Old School‘s Luke Wilson). The duo’s unique personal and professional relationship is forever crashing and colliding as they guide the daily events of the band and crew of roadies.

Christina Hendricks was originally cast as Shelli but the role was given a “complete revamp” which necessitated a recasting. The pilot also stars Imogen Poots, Rafe Spall, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Peter Cambor and Colson Baker, a.k.a. Machine Gun Kelly. If the pilot goes series, Winnie Holzman (My So-Called Life) will serve as showrunner.

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