EXCLUSIVE: Megan Mullally has landed a purpose conflicting Bryan Cranston and James Franco in Why Him, the Fox comedy from executive and co-writer John Hamburg. She will play Barb Fleming, a wife of Cranston’s Ned.
In a film, a salt-of-the-earth Midwestern father (Cranston) travels with his family to revisit his daughter during college during a holidays only to learn that she’s dating a ardent immature Internet billionaire (Franco). Competition between a group ensues. Production starts subsequent month in L.A. Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps and Ben Stiller’s Red Hour are producing, with 21 Laps President Dan Levine overseeing for a prolongation association and Jeremy Kramer for Fox. Ian Helfer co-wrote a film with Hamburg, whose scripting credits include Meet The Parents, Zoolander and I Love You, Man.
Will Grace alumna Mullally plays a white supremacist in a new NBC series You, Me and a Apocalypse, which premieres Jan 28, and appears on a Adult Swim array Childrens Hospital. She also has a repeated voice purpose on Bob’s Burgers and recurred as Nick Offerman’s ex-wife on Parks And Recreation. Mullally and her real-life father Offerman also did a comedy debate called Summer of 69: No Apostrophe, and she seemed in It’s Only A Play on Broadway final season. The actress is repped by UTA and Jackoway Tyerman