We don’t often cover the latest casting announcements for a new Fox TV show, but when the actor being cast is the wonderful Nick Frost, star of movies like Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World’s End, Paul, and Attack the Block, well, exceptions are made.
Frost has been cast in the lead role of Robert in an upcoming Fox comedy titled Sober Companion. In it he’ll play a charming lawyer and drunk, someone who’s smart and driven but also often inebriated…to the point where he falls flat on his face whilst in court. Because of his problems, Robert is assigned a sober companion named Jeremy (Justin Long), who will live with him for 90 days to try and help him get back on track. This means that Robert must avoid all of the things he loves doing in hopes of saving his career.
Sober Companion also stars Pete Davidson and Ally Maki, and will be written and executive produced by David S. Rosenthal and Jennie Snyder Urman.
Whether the show will be good or not is anyone’s guess, but because it has Frost, I know I’m interested in seeing what it looks like.
[Source: The Live Feed]