Patrick Heusinger has bagged the male lead in Lifetime’s new drama pilot ‘Witches of East End’ which is being adapted from a novel of the same name by Melissa la Cruz.

The drama will center around Joanna Beauchamp and her grown up daughters Freya and Ingrid, all of whom are unaware that they are the latest in a long line of immortal witches in the family. Heusinger will take on the role of Dash Gardiner, unwitting fiancé of witch Freya. He will star alongside Jenna Dewan-Tatum as his love interest and Julia Ormond in the role of Joanna. Heusinger has previously been seen in the likes of Gossip Girl and Royal Pains among other small screen roles.

The pilot has been written by Maggie Friedman who is also attached as an executive producer alongside 3 Arts Entertainment’s Erwin Stoff. The series is from 20th Century Fox TV’s ‘Fox 21’ division.