Jamie Chung and Sienna Guillory Join NBC Pilot, Believe

Sienna Guillory and Jamie Chung have joined NBC?s pilot Believe, from the powerhouse duo of J.J. Abrams and Alfonso Cuar?n. The casting news was broken by The Hollywood Reporter.

Believe is about a young girl named Bo who possesses great powers that will come into their own in seven years. She is joined by Tate (Jake McLaughlin), a man who is sprung from prison to protect her from those trying to hunt her down.

Guillory, known for her role as Jill Valentine in the Resident Evil films, will play a hitwoman named Moore. Chung ? who had a recurring role as Mulan on Once Upon a Time this season and will be seen soon in The Hangover Part III and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For ? will play Channing, who assists Tate after his prison break, while taking her own orders from a man named Winter (Delory Lindo).

Also cast is Johnny Sequoyah (yep, Johnny is a girl) in the crucial role of Bo.

Abrams is executive producing Believe alongside Bad Robot’s Bryan Burk, with the project marking the TV debut of the acclaimed Cuar?n, the director of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Y Tu Mama Tambien and Children of Men. Cuar?n has co-written the pilot with Mark Friedman (The Forgotten) and will direct. For more information, check out Believe on IMDB.

Jamie Chung Stars in Megan Griffiths’ ‘Eden’ Trailer

Eden, a young Korean-American girl, is abducted near her home and forced into prostitution by a domestic human and drug trafficking ring. Throughout the two years she is held, Eden reluctantly ensures her own survival by carving out power and influence within the very organization that has imprisoned her. Inspired by a harrowing true story, Eden peers into the darkest corners and attempts to discover humanity within.

Eden is directed by emerging American filmmaker Megan Griffiths, of The Off Hours and a few shorts. This first premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in 2012, where it won the Audience Award & Emerging Woman Award. Phase 4 Films is releasing Eden in limited theaters starting on March 20th coming up.

I’ve also added screencaps from the trailer, which you can view below.