Adam Pally Upped to Series Regular on “The Mindy Project”
Adam Pally’s Mindy Project gig is off to a very happy beginning: The Happy Endings vet has already been promoted to a series regular, TVLine has confirmed.
As first reported over the summer by TVLine, Pally — who originally signed on for an arc — will play a doctor at the OB/GYN practice where Mindy Kaling’s titular character works.
His first episode is slated to air on Oct. 1.
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House of Lies Recruits Happy Endings’ Eliza Coupe For ‘Wild’ Season 3 Role
Happy Endings alum Eliza Coupe is forging a new beginning on House of Lies.
Coupe is joining the Showtime comedy’s third season in a recurring role, the cabler announced Thursday.
Coupe will play Marissa, a wild-child Internet company head and heir to a wealthy media family.
The busy actress will juggle Lies with her other new day job as Will Arnett’s ex-wife on CBS’ The Millers.
Coupe joins fellow Season 3 rookie Mekhi Phifer, who was cast last month as a mogul looking to help Don Cheadle’s Marty grow his empire.
House of Lies‘ third season is set to premiere on Jan. 12 at 10/9c.
Adam Pally Cast in “Search Party”
Universal and Gold Circle have found the thesps to lead their “Search Party” with T.J. Miller, Adam Pally and Thomas Middleditch on board to star in the comedy.
Todd Phillips’ collaborator, Scott Armstrong is set to make his directorial debut and will rewrite the script. The original script was written by WME repped Mike Gagerman and Andrew Waller and was featured on the 2010 blacklist.
Pic revolves around two roommates who go to serious lengths to save their friend who is stranded somewhere in Mexico.
Brooks will produce for Gold Circle with COO Scott Niemeyer executive producing. Neal H. Moritz will produce under his Original Film banner alongside Armstrong and Ravi Nandan for American Work.
Universal will distribute. U and Gold Circle had previously worked together on “Pitch Perfect,” with a script already in the works for a sequel after “Pitch Perfect” over-performed with more than $100 million at the worldwide B.O.
Miller is repped by WME and 3 Arts Entertainment, Middleditch is repped by WME and manager Kirsten Ames and Pally is represented by CAA and 3 Arts Entertainment.
Armstrong is repped by CAA.
Eliza Coupe lands recurring role on ‘The Millers’
Happy Endings fans, rejoice! Eliza Coupe will be back on your TV this fall.
The actress has been snagged by CBS’s forthcoming comedy The Millers, EW has learned exclusively. She will recur on the show as the ex-wife of Nate (Will Arnett) and first appear in the Oct. 24 episode.
Coupe’s addition to The Millers, which also stars Margo Martindale and Beau Bridges, rounds out a supporting cast that already includes Gleestar Jayma Mays, who will play Nate’s sister Debbie, and VEEP‘s Nelson Franklin, who will play Debbie’s husband.
Meanwhile, Coupe is not the first Happy Endings cast member to land a post-cancellation gig. Adam Pally and Damon Wayans Jr. have secured spots on The Mindy Project and New Girl, respectively while Casey Wilson landed a network deal at ABC.
The Millers premieres on Oct. 3.
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