Dylan McDermott is creation a pierce to comedy.
The Practice and American Horror Story alum has assimilated a Fox workplace comedy pilot L.A. to Vegas, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The half-hour centers on a organisation of underdogs who are perplexing to find their place in a universe that is set on a Friday night flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and a returning moody on Sunday, and who all share a same goal: to come behind a leader in a casino of life.
McDermott will play Captain Dave, a all-American commander on Flight 1710 who is described as cocky though also a baby. Dave is a amiable narcissist who feels joining with his passengers is only as critical as drifting a plane.
The plan hails from author Lon Zimmet (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), who is executive producing with Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy around their Gary Sanchez Productions banner. Modern Family co-creator Steve Levitan will approach a commander for a 20th TV single-camera entry.
The purpose reunites McDermott with Ferrell, McKay and Henchy, all of whom constructed a 2012 domestic spoof The Campaign, in that McDermott co-starred. His work on a tiny shade has mostly been focused on thespian parts, including his Golden Globe-winning spin on The Practice and a initial deteriorate of American Horror Story, as good as new credits like Hostages and Stalker.
McDermott is repped by CAA and Industry Entertainment Partners.