In addition, Michele Weaver, Blue Chapman, and J. August Richards have been cast in the pilot in series regular roles.
Based on Bruce Feiler’s memoir of the same name, the show follows Scott Perry and his family, whose lives are thrown into upheaval when he gets a potentially terminal diagnosis. Facing his mortality, he and his wife, Robin, assemble a unique group of carefully chosen friends to support his family and guide them through the ups and downs of life’s many challenges.
Callies will play Robin Perry, an Ob/Gyn and the mother/stepmother to four children ranging in age from 7 to 21 who is also pregnant.
Callies is known for her roles on “The Walking Dead” and “Prison Break.” She also previously starred in the USA Network