Mol Cast in HBO’s ‘Empire’

Burns set to co-star in comedy pilot for the cable network.

Last Updated: November 18, 2009 @ 10:18 AM

Gretchen Mol has joined HBO’s upcoming drama series "Boardwalk Empire" as a recurring.

Sarah Burns is set to co-star opposite Laura Dern in Mike White’s comedy pilot for the premium cable network.

"Empire," written by Terence Winter and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, who directed the pilot, is set in 1920 at the dawn of Prohibition.

White’s single-camera comedy, tentatively titled "Enlightened," stars Dern as Amy, a self-destructive woman who has a spiritual awakening and becomes determined to live an enlightened life.

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.