LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Arielle Kebbel has joined the starting lineup of ABC’s one-hour pilot “Football Wives,” which revolves around women whose lives are transformed when they marry NFL superstars.
Kebbel will play the younger sister of one of the wives (“Lost” co-star Kiele Sanchez) who adapts quickly to her sister’s new lifestyle. Kebbel’s feature credits include “John Tucker Must Die” and “The Grudge 2.”
Gabrielle Union and Lucy Lawless were previously announced as wives, while Ving Rhames will play the GM of a football team. The project is based on the popular British primetime soap “Footballers’ Wives.”