Matthew Perry is taking another swing at multi-camera comedy with CBS’ The Odd Couple adaptation, which comes after years of starring on mostly critically acclaimed, but low-rated series, including Mr. Sunshine, Go On and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.
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Lauren Graham and Matthew Perry will reunite on his new CBS comedy The Odd Couple, EW has learned.
In this modern-day take on Neil Simon’s 1965 Broadway play, Perry stars as the easygoing Oscar Madison opposite Thomas Lennon as uptight neat freak Felix Unger.
In the words of Shirley herself, “ooh, that’s nice!”
EW has confirmed that Yvette Nicole Brown, who’s known for playing the god-loving and guilt-mongering housewife Shirley on Community, has been cast in the CBS reboot of The Odd Couple. Brown will play the messy Oscar Madison’s (Matthew Perry) assistant Dani.
Masters of Sex star Nicholas D’Agosto is joining the gang over on How I Met Your Dad.
The actor has been cast as a series regular, playing the role of Frank in the CBS spinoff of How I Met Your Mother. He was last seen as Dr. Ethan Haas, the boyfriend of Lizzy Caplan’s Virginia Johnson, in the Showtime drama.
Greta Gerwig will provide the lead female POV in How I Met Your Dad, which will tell its story in a way similar to HIMYM, but feature new characters.
In other CBS comedy casting news, Wendell Pierce has been added to the Odd Couple reboot. He joins Matthew Perry, who will play Oscar opposite Thomas Lennon’s Felix. Pierce currently plays Harris Green on NBC’s The Michael J. Fox Show.
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