Anna Camp joins NBC’s church-choir comedy pilot
According to TVLine, Pitch Perfect alum Anna Camp has been tapped to star in an upcoming comedy pilot from NBC which focuses on a church-choir. Camp is set portray the role of a waitress and divorced mother Ginny, the de facto director of the choir. The untitled series will also star Emmy Award-winning actor Bradley Whitford.
The sitcom follows the story of a rural church that gets the director it never thought it needed when a salty, Ivy League music professor (Whitford) stumbles through their door. It is created by Lesley Wake Webster, who is also set as the series’ writer and executive producer. Jason Winer and Jon Radler of Small Dog Picture Company will executive produce along with Adam Anders.
Camp is best known for her role as Aubrey Posen in Elizabeth Banks’ Pitch Perfect Trilogy. Her notable TV credits include HBO’s True Blood as Sarah Newlin, AMC’s Mad Men starring alongside Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss, and the legal drama The Good Wife.
Whitford is best known for his role as Josh Lyman in NBC’s award-winning political drama The West Wing which earned him a Golden Globe nomination and a Emmy Award in 2001 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He recently appeared in the second season of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale as Commander Joseph Lawrence.