Tony Danza is returning to TV.
The former star of Taxi and Who’s a Boss has sealed on to star in Greg Garcia’s family comedy Sebastian, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The NBC multicam stars comedian Sebastian Maniscalco as a man whose old-school values, instilled by his dogmatic Italian father are constantly put to a exam by his new wife, her family and a absurdities of a complicated world. Danza will play his father.
Danza fielded mixed commander offers this season. The purpose brings a maestro actor behind to NBC after his successful runs on Taxi, that ran on a network for a fifth and final season. (Coincidentally, Danza will seem on NBC on Sunday alongside his Taxi cast to compensate reverence to executive James Burrows.) After Taxi, Danza went on to star in a dear family comedy Who’s a Boss for 8 seasons.
He some-more recently starred in a ephemeral NBC sitcom The Tony Danza Show in 1998. Sebastian outlines his initial multicam purpose in scarcely 20 years.
His other TV credits embody The Practice and Don Jon, Danza, who many recently starred in a Broadway instrumentation of Honeymoon in Vegas, is repped by CAA and manager Dan Farah.
Sebastian, that is constructed by CBS Television Studios in organisation with Amingos de Garcia Productions, is created by The Millers’ Austen Earl, who will exec furnish with Garcia and executive Scott Ellis. Maniscalco, Judy Brown-Marmel, Norman Aladjem and Alix Jaffe will offer as co-executive producers on a project, that has been in growth given late 2014.