Vanessa Williams at Center of False Profits Pilot Casting Spree

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ABC's False Profits is getting soapier. The primetime pilot has cast Ugly Betty and Desperate Housewives favorite Vanessa Williams as Suzanne. According to Variety, Suzanne is "the leader of a highly successful group of saleswomen." Scandal's Bellamy Young portrays Laura, who Suzanne tries befriending. However, things sour between them when Laura decides to start her own group.

In other False Profits news, Deadline is reporting Neighbours grad Ben Lawson will portray Jake Amato, "the hot building manager of the TJ Maxx, a cute blue collar guy who has a flirty relationship with Laura."

These latest news comes after it was announced that Days of Our Lives alum Shelley Hennig was cast in the comedic soap pilot