Neff and Plimpton Tapped for Fox Comedy Pilot

“Keep Hope Alive” is about a man raising an infant after the mother ends up on death row.

Last Updated: November 12, 2009 @ 10:25 AM

Chicago-based newcomer Lucas Neff and Martha Plimpton have been tapped to star in Fox’s comedy pilot "Keep Hope Alive."

"High School Musical" co-star Olesya Rulin also has been cast in the project from "My Name Is Earl" creator Greg Garcia.

The single-camera "Hope" centers on Jimmy (Neff), a 25-year-old man raising an infant with the help of his quirky family after the mother of the baby, with whom he had a one-night stand, ends up on death row.

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.