How we Met Your Mother grad Josh Radnor is returning to broadcast.
The actor has been tapped to topline NBC’s Jason Katims commander Drama High, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Based on a book by Michael Sokolove and life rights of Lou Volpe, a plan is desirous by a loyal story and revolves around a working-class high propagandize play dialect and a students who come alive underneath a ardent clergyman and family male whose loyalty to a module galvanizes a whole town.
Radnor will star as Lou, a left-of-center heading male who has to learn his possess passion, expostulate and charisma. Lou is a father of three, a father to Gail and an English clergyman during a propagandize in a Rust Belt city in Pennsylvania. He decides to take a jump on holding over a play dialect and it ignites an fad in him that surprises him and spreads to his students.
The casting outlines Radnor’s follow-up purpose to Mercy Street, the Civil War play in that he co-starred. PBS announced Thursday that a play would not lapse for a third season due to a difficult inlet of prolongation timelines and appropriation commitments. Drama High brings Radnor behind to promote radio following his nine-season run as Ted on CBS’ How we Met Your Mother.
Friday Night Lights and Parenthood alum Katims will coop a book and executive furnish a play alongside his Universal Television-based True Jack Productions topper Michelle Lee. Hamilton‘s Jeffrey Seller and Flody Suarez will also exec produce.
Radnor joins a Drama High cast that includes Rosie Perez as Tracey, a stream play teacher; Aussie Newton as Maashous, a lighting technician for all a musicals; Moana breakout Auli’i Cravalho as one of a school’s students, Lilette; and Stranger Things breakout Shannon Purser as Annabelle, another student.
Radnor is repped by UTA and Frankfurt Kurnit.