Marc Cherry’s latest primetime soap opera pilot for ABC starring Reba McEntire has cast one of its other leads!
It’s none other than former than Days of our Lives Salem Strangler (AKA Jake Kosticheck) and Dynasty’s Steven Carrington, actor Jack Coleman!
According to Deadline, the untitled project which stars McEntire as Ruby Adair,is about a the sheriff of colorful small town Oxblood, KY, who finds her red state outlook challenged when a young FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent is sent to help her solve a horrific crime.
Jack Coleman will play Deke Adair, Ruby’s ruggedly handsome ex-husband who is now married to Ruby’s former best friend, Randa (Amanda Detmer). Deke is a good and decent man who feels badly for the pain he has caused Ruby, but is also honest about the anger he feels towards her. Also previously cast in the pilot are Ben Esler and Natalie Hall (former Colby, All My Children).
So, what do you think of the casting of Jack Coleman on the new sudsy pilot … intrigued? Comment below!