Jessie Pinnick, Elliot Knight Join HAPPY ACCIDENT at ABC

Jessie Pinnick, Elliot Knight Join HAPPY ACCIDENT at ABC

Jessie Pinnick and Elliot Knight are set to star as series regulars opposite Matt Walsh, Joanna Garcia Swisher, Vanessa Williams and Kether Donohue in Happy Accident, accordind to Deadline.

The ABC's single-camera family comedy pilot hails from Modern Family writers Abraham Higginbotham and Jon Pollack, 20th Century FOX TV and ABC Studios.

Happy Accident revolves around two Pittsburgh families - a father, Bud (Walsh), with three adult daughters (Swisher as Eleanor), and a hotel lounge singer (Williams as Sherri) with her med student son (Knight)- who are forced together after a decades-old secret is revealed.

Pinnick will play Samantha "Sammy" Bennett, the baby of THE FAMILY and a tomboy. Knight will play Kenan, Sherri's son, who has a need for control and order.

The series is written and executive produced by Higginbotham and Pollack.

Pinnick is known for playing the title role in feature Princess Cyd and Knight was a series regular on Life Sentence and had a key role in American Gothic. He most recently guest-starred in Titans.

Read the original article on Deadline.

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