CREW CALL: ABC TV PILOT "The Returned" The Returned is produced from Brillstein Entertainment, Brad Pitt's Plan B, and ABC Studios. "The Returned" was written by Aaron Zelman and will be directed by Charles McDougall. "The Returned will follow on the lives of the people in Arcadia when their lives change forever because all of their deceased loved ones return from the dead. Deadline reported that Samaire Armstrong will play Elaine, an attractive woman with a controlling personality who loses her composure when her father seems to have come back from the dead. Help Wanted Hotline recently posted the following job notice for individuals seeking crew opportunites in the upcoming"The Returned" ABC Pilot. The ABC pilot for “The Returned” is now accepting crew resumes. [email protected].