Pilot Intel: 'Friday Night Lights' grad Minka Kelly finds 'True Love'

Another Friday Night Lights alum has scored a pilot.

Sources confirm that Minka Kelly has landed a role in the prospective CBS comedy, True Love.

The project — produced by Matt Tarses of Scrubs and Worst Week fame — focuses on four friends looking for love in New York. Kelly will play Kate, who’s described as sweet, strong-willed, and Midwestern.

The news comes a day after Kelly’s former FNL co-star, Zach Gilford, joined the ABC pilot Matadors.

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  • Doug

    YES! Now all it needs is to not have a laugh track and it’s golden.

  • Ed

    What an original idea for a TV show. I can’t wait to see Friends, I mean How I Met Your Mother, I mean True Love this fall.

  • J

    FNL’ers still on my TV is a good thing. Here’s hoping both shows get picked up.

  • I wonder if all the pilots mean those FNL cast members are completely done? I’m okay with her Lyla and Saracen not being primary cast members, but a part of me hopes they both pop in now and then…

  • Sammi

    Good news! I love FNL so I really hope this works out for Minka and that Zach’s pilot works out! Although, I still hope that both can do at least one episode of FNL next season since it’s supposed to be the last season of the show.

  • Fergus

    Sounds blah but shes hot and I love FNL so I may tune in if it gets picked up.

  • XK

    I hope it’s good… she’s too cute not to be on television. :)

  • Icon

    TRUE Blood and Big LOVE.

  • Ashley

    I love her! I hope the show is good.

  • Matt

    The problem with Friday Night Lights is it pretty much ruined all other television for me. How can I not watch Gilford or Kelly and not think of them in Dillon, Texas?

  • Billiam

    I missed the Gilford news, which makes me happier than this does (she’s likable and cute, but wasn’t the best actress on FNL, and this show’s description sounds generic).
    I do have to say that I loved her single scene in “(500) Days of Summer.”

  • jenn

    Wow, she is gorgeous!

  • pop

    Smash needs a show!

  • LOL

    Minka mania!

  • Alex

    Love her, so hoping this is a good show, even though the premise is a rehash of a rehash of a rehash. Hmph.

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