Lance Gross (House Of Payne) and Halston Sage (How To Rock) have been cast in NBC’s drama pilot from writer-executive producer Rand Ravich. Described as an emotionally charged action thriller set in and around the world of Washington DC, the pilot follows Marcus Finley (Gross), an idealistic Secret Service agent who finds himself at the epicenter of an international crisis on his first day on the job as the President’s son’s protection when the son, along with several of his schoolmates, are kidnapped. Sage, repped by CAA and Roar, will play Amber, the daughter of Meg (Gillian Anderson), who is among the abducted. Rachael Taylor also co-stars. Gross is with WME and the Schiff Co.