Splitsider

Posts tagged as andre braugher

Andre Braugher on Transitioning from Drama to Comedy on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

“I’m never going to be an improv comedian; I just don’t have that thing that Joe Lo Truglio and Chelsea Peretti and Andy have. There’s a muscle that I really want to exercise, and it’s always been tricky and it’s always been a challenge. And I’m really up for a challenge."

- Andre Braugher in a new interview with The New York Times about venturing from TV drama to comedy as Captain Holt on NBC's Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Chelsea Peretti and Andre Braugher Join Andy Samberg's Cop Show

Stand-up/Parks and Rec writer Chelsea Peretti and Men of a Certain Age's Andre Braugher have just been cast in a new Fox pilot starring Andy Samberg, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The untitled show was written by Parks and Recreation co-creator Mike Schur and writer Dan Goor, and it follows a diverse group of police officers in a precinct on the edge of New York City. Peretti will play Gina the civilian office manager at the station, and Braugher's character is Captain Holt, who just got his own command after 30 years on the force. Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, and Stephanie Beatriz are also set to star [...]