Rebecca Rittenhouse

TV SeriesDeadline

David Del Rio, Chris Elliott, Ray Ford & Leonardo Nam Join Rebecca Rittenhouse In ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Maggie’

EXCLUSIVE: David Del Rio (The Baker and the Beauty), Chris Elliott (Schitt’s Creek), Ray Ford (Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt. 23) and Leonardo Nam (Westworld) are set as series regulars opposite Rebecca Rittenhouse in ABC comedy pilot Maggie, based on Tim Curcio’s short film. The project hails from Family Guy and Life in Pieces writer Maggie Mull, daughter of Clue actor Martin Mull, and Life in Pieces creator Justin Adler. 20th Television produces.
Picture for David Del Rio, Chris Elliott, Ray Ford & Leonardo Nam Join Rebecca Rittenhouse In ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Maggie’
RELATED CHANNELS
TV & VideosVariety

Rebecca Rittenhouse Cast in Lead Role of ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Maggie’

Rebecca Rittenhouse has been cast as the titular lead in the ABC pilot “Maggie.”. Hailing from 20th Television for the alphabet network, “Maggie” is a single-camera comedy based on Tim Curcio’s short film of the same name. It is about a young woman who is trying to cope with her life while she comes to terms with her abilities as a psychic.
TV & VideosDeadline

Rebecca Rittenhouse To Headline ABC Comedy Pilot ‘Maggie’

Rebecca Rittenhouse (Hulu’s Four Weddings and a Funeral) has landed the title role in ABC comedy pilot Maggie, based on Tim Curcio’s short film, from Family Guy and Life in Pieces writer Maggie Mull, daughter of Clue actor Martin Mull, and Life in Pieces creator Justin Adler. 20th Television produces.
TV & VideosPosted by
Primetimer

Report: ABC's Maggie comedy pilot was originally written with a Latinx lead, but instead cast white actress Rebecca Rittenhouse

EW reports that a number of Latinx actresses were stunned by the news earlier Thursday of the casting of Rittenhouse, an alum of The Mindy Project and Four Weddings and a Funeral. "The titular character was once scripted as Maggie Moreno, as shown in a copy of the pilot script provided to actresses auditioning for the part and obtained by EW," reports EW's Rosy Cordero, who posted an image of the script. "Multiple Latinx actresses spoke to EW on the condition of anonymity due to fear of retribution about their experience auditioning for the Maggie role and expressed disappointment that it ultimately ended up going to a white actress." One actress tells EW of her frustration with the casting: "It's so challenging for Latinx actors to find work in Hollywood as it is, but it's a real slap in the face when a project centers on us then changes their mind as if we didn't matter." Cordero reports that the Latinx actresses will now in consideration as Maggie's Latinx best friend. Sources with knowledge of the Maggie pilot development, however, tell Cordero that the production cast a wide net for all ethnicities for the lead role and all the roles in the project, and that was communicated in casting materials.
RELATED PEOPLE
TV & VideosPosted by
Primetimer

Rebecca Rittenhouse to play the title role in ABC's Maggie comedy pilot

The Mindy Project and Four Weddings and a Funeral alum will star in the comedy pilot named after Martin Mull's daughter Maggie. Family Guy and Life in Pieces writer Maggie Mull and Life in Pieces creator Justin Adler's potential series "follows a young woman (Rittenhouse) who tries to cope with life while coming to terms with her abilities as a psychic," according to Deadline. "She can see everyone’s future, but her present is a mess. Quick-witted, charming and soulful, Rittenhouse’s Maggie is a real deal psychic whose visions of the future often complicate her present reality. Due to her psychic gift, she is intensely sensitive and gets a pummeling assault of energy from every person around her. As a result, she has put up emotional walls to protect herself."