Stephen Root Joins Bill Hader’s HBO Pilot ‘Barry’
Bill Hader’s HBO pilot is rounding out its cast. According to Deadline, Stephen Root has joined Hader’s pilot Barry, which follows “an ex-Marine (Hader) who works as a low-rent hitman in the Midwest. Lonely and dissatisfied in his life he begrudgingly travels to Los Angeles to kill someone and ends up finding an accepting in a group of eager hopefuls within the LA theater scene.” Root will play “a lawyer who arranges Barry’s hits,” joining previously announced cast member Henry Winkler. Sarah Goldberg, Glenn Fleshler and Anthony Carrigan will also appear in the pilot.