Aussie Ben Lawson has been cast in in a new US pilot, False Profits for ABC.
Set in the world of cosmetics marketing, the comedic soap comes from former Code Black writer-producer Kayla Alpert. It is is described as Desperate Housewives meets Glengarry Glen Ross.
It also features Bellamy Young, Shelley Hennig, Kosha Patel. Mark L. Young and Vanessa Williams and follows a team of down-and-out women in suburban Arizona as they fight their way to the top of the cutthroat world of a multi-level marketing cosmetics business.
The former Neighbours actor, recently seen in Designated Survivor, will play Jake Amato, the hot building manager of the TJ Maxx, a cute blue collar guy who has a flirty relationship with Laura (Young).
He will also be seen in season 2 of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why.