June 23, 2021

Annaleigh Ashford Cast in CBS Comedy Pilot Super Clyde

first_imgAfter making sugary love dreams in You Can’t Take It With You, Annaleigh Ashford is heading back to the small screen. The Tony nominee and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner has been cast in the CBS pilot Super Clyde, according to Deadline.The single-camera comedy stars Charlie McDermott as Clyde, a fast-food worker with dreams of becoming a super hero. Ashford takes on the role of Britney, the girlfriend of Clyde’s older brother.Ashford most recently appeared on Broadway in the revival of You Can’t Take It With You. She received a Tony nomination in 2013 for her performance as Lauren in Kinky Boots. Her additional Great White Way credits include Hair, Legally Blonde and Wicked. On screen, Ashford has appeared in Masters of Sex, Sex and the City, Top Five and Smash.Among the other Great White Way favorites attached to pilots this season are Andy Mientus in CBS’s LFE, Laura Benanti in CBS’ Supergirl, Skylar Astin in an untitled basketball-themed pilot from ABC, Condola Rashad in the Showtime pilot Billions, Anika Noni Rose in For Justice from CBS and On the Twentieth Century’s Peter Gallagher in the Weezer-based pilot Detour by Fox. View Commentslast_img

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