Alexis Bledel could be returning to television as a series regular in the near future…
The 31-year-old Argentine/Mexican American actress, best known for her portrayal of Rory Gilmore on Gilmore Girls, has landed her series regular role since starring on the critically acclaimed WB/CW series.
Bledel has been cast as the female lead opposite Jason Ritter in Fox’s Friends & Family comedy pilot.
From writer David Rosen, the project is based on the U.K. series Gavin & Stacey. It centers on the key life moments of Gavin (Ritter) and Stacey (Bledel), who are trying to maintain their relationship while dealing with their divisive families.
Bledel, who starred in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, most recently appeared in a recurring role on Mad Men.
The Latino actor and stand-up comedian has landed a role in Fox’s Friends & Family pilot, which was written by David Rosen.
Based on Gavin & Stacey, a popular UK series, the project revolves around the key life moments for Gavin (portrayed by Jason Ritter) and Stacey, who try to sustain their relationship while combining their polarizing families’ lives.
Ybarra will portray Smithy, Gavin’s roommate and friend, who lives with him in their Big Apple apartment.
Ybarra’s credits include guest starring roles on Showtime’s Californication and a role in the Matt Damon-starrring film We Bought a Zoo.