Jenna Fischer to Star in ABC’s Emily Kapnek Comedy

Jenna Fischer is plotting her TV lapse (again).

The Office grad has been tapped to star in ABC’s Emily Kapnek comedy commander Splitting Up Together, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Based on a Danish array combined by Mette Heeno, Splitting Up Together is a story of a integrate whose matrimony is reignited by their divorce. Fischer will play a lead purpose of Lena, a always-prepared impression who is struggling to navigate a new life after her divorce from her ex-husband Martin (currently uncast), whose laid-back proceed to lifting their 3 children appalls her.

Suburgatory grad Kapnek will coop a book and executive furnish alongside Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Kleeman, Heeno, Mie Andreasen and Hella Joof. Dean Holland will approach a Warner Bros. Television pilot.

This outlines a latest TV lapse for Emmy hopeful Fischer. Last season, she was staid to star conflicting Matt LeBlanc in CBS comedy Man With a Plan, but exited a plan after it was picked adult to array as a uncover went in a conflicting artistic direction.

Fischer’s credits embody a arriving underline film Brad’s Status conflicting Ben Stiller and NBC’s You, Me and a Apocalypse. She is repped by WME and Odenkirk Provissiero.

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