Michael Esper
(© David Gordon)
Michael Esper
(© David Gordon)
Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad has joined the cast of the NBC pilot, Do No Harm, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She will play the hospital's Chief of Surgery.

The project, written by David Schulner, centers on Jeffrey Kohn (to be played by Stephen Pasquale), a brilliant neurosurgeon with a dangerous alter-ego.

As previously reported, Broadway veteran Michael Esper will play Dr. Alex Jordan. The cast will also feature Alana De La Garza, Mousa Kraish, and Ruta Gedmintas.

Rashad won the Tony Award for A Raisin in the Sun. Her many stage credits include Gem of the Ocean, Blue, and Jelly's Last Jam. She is currently on the big screen in Good Deeds, and starred on the hit TV series The Cosby Show and Cosby.