EXCLUSIVE: The Mindy Project alum Ed Weeks has been tapped as the male lead opposite Gabrielle Dennis in Someone Out There , NBC 's romantic comedy pilot based on a Spanish format. Kimia Behpoornia , who was originally cast in the 2020 iteration of the pilot, is set to reprise her role. Also cast as series regulars in the pilot, from Matt Hubbard, Josh Siegal, Dylan Morgan, and Universal Television, are child actors Percy Daggs IV ( Solos ) and Elizabeth Allhands ( The Haunting of Bly Manor ). Written/executive produced by Hubbard, Siegal and Morgan, Someone Out There is based on the Spanish format Pequeñas Coincidencias created by Javier Veiga. The single-camera romantic comedy is about two set-in-their-ways adults, Derek (Weeks) and Chloe (Dennis), who are challenged by very unexpected strangers to become the best versions of themselves in order to find love and possibly each other. Weeks' Derek is a film composer who gets into the right restaurants, Derek is invited to the best Hollywood parties, and buys egregiously expensive sneakers that he's getting a little too old for. But beneath Derek's superficial surface, there may be a better person just waiting to come out. Behpoornia will portray… Read full this story
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