Jeff Daniels, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill, Thiomas Sadoski, Sam Waterston, et al. Set for Aaron Sorkin's HBO Pilot More As This Story Develops
The show will center on a cable news anchor Will McCallister, to be played by Tony Award nominee Jeff Daniels.
Emily Mortimer will portray Mackenzie, the show's executive producer; Alison Pill will play Maggie, an associate producer on the assignment desk; Olivia Munn, will play Sloan, a financial analyst at the network; Sam Waterston will play Will's boss, Charles Skinner; Joh. Gallagher Jr. will play Jim, who works on Will's show, where he develops a crush on Maggie; Josh Pence will play Rob, senior producer in charge, who has been in relationship with Maggie for five months and starts to become jealous of her budding romance with Jim; and Thomas Sadoski will play Will's former executive producer.