LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Former "American Idol" finalist Lisa Tucker has been cast in the Fox drama pilot "Born in the USA," which deals with real-life issues of blue-collar families in Philadelphia. Tucker, 17, will play a smart, beautiful and quiet girl with a good sense of humor.
Tucker, an "Idol" finalist last season, also has appeared on Fox's "The O.C." and multiple episodes of Nickelodeon's "Zoey 101." When she was 11, she did a nine-month run in "The Lion King" at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.