by The Deadline Team October 9, 2014 3:35pm
Client Andrew Santino joins Malin Akerman & Tom Arnold To Topline Yahoo Comedy Series ‘Sin City Saints’
Andrew Santino (Mixology), Malin Akerman (Trophy Wife, The Comeback) and Tom Arnold (Gardens Of The Night, Hit And Run, Sons Of Anarchy) are set as leads in Yahoo’s eight-episode comedy Sin City Saints. Conceived by Mandalay Sports Media, Sin City Saints follows the triumphs, travails and transgressions of Las Vegas’ brand-new pro basketball franchise, the Saints. Production begins this week in Vegas. Mike Tollin (Arli$$, Smallville, Varsity Blues) will executive produce alongside Chris Case (Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher, Spin City) and Bryan Gordon (Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Office), who also will direct. Santino will play Jake Tullus, the Saints’ unpredictable and charismatic owner, who made his fortune as an Internet disruptor in the field of Big Data. Akerman will play Dusty Halford, a Stanford-educated lawyer who is the special assistant to the league commissioner, and Arnold will play Kevin Freeman, a private casino host who happens to know all the city’s secrets. B.K. Cannon (Switched At Birth), Justin Chon (Twilight), Keith Powers (Pretty Little Liars) and former NBA players Rick Fox (One Tree Hill) and Baron Davis round out the cast.