Cristin Milioti Boards NBC Pilot A TO Z
Broadway vet Cristin Milioti, who's just wrapping the final season of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, has signed on to co-star in NBC's upcoming comedy pilot A TO Z, according to Deadline.
The project, which hails from Warner Bros., Rashida Jones and Will McCormack's Le Train Train, "is a romantic comedy that follows the relationship between a young couple, Andrew and Zelda, from meeting to breakup." Ben Queen will pen the script.
Milioti is set to play Zelda, 'a lawyer at a small, public-advocacy law firm. Alternately serious and hilarious, Zelda believes she controls her own destiny, loves being a grown-up and doesn't understand why anyone over 20 would go see an animated movie or eat ice cream sundaes. Destiny and fate are not in her vocabulary."
Milioti concluded her star Turn as "Girl" in the Broadway SMASH hit musical "Once," for which she received a Grammy Award as well as a Tony Award nomination for Lead Actress. Milioti most recently appeared opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street." Her previous television credits include "30 Rock," "The Sopranos," "The Good Wife" and "Nurse Jackie."