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J.K. Simmons, Mike O'Malley and Cheyenne Jackson All Land Pilots

Pilot season continues, and there's been a wave of actors you may or may not know cast in potential new shows. Here they all are!

  • J.K. Simmons has been cast opposite Parker Posey in an untitled NBC comedy from Up All Night writer D.J. Nash and producer Jason Bateman. The single-camera semi-autobiographical comedy is set in the 1980s and follows a teenage son whose family comes closer together after the parents (Simmons, Posey) divorce.
  • The Office's Jake Lacy will play the lead role in CBS's single-camera comedy The McCarthys, created by Happy Endings writer Brian Gallivan and produced by Easy A director Will Gluck. [...]

Five Sometimes-Embarrassing Attempts by Comedians to Be Musicians

Earlier this week it was announced that Tim Heidecker, of Tim and Eric fame, will be releasing an album in March — and not a comedy album. He’ll be working with Davin Wood, the composer for Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, and they’ll be called Heidecker & Wood. According to Pitchfork, the album will feature “songs that evoke classic rock from the Eagles to Steely Dan.” This isn’t the first time that a famous comedian decided to make a straightforward music album; just last month, Paul Reiser of Mad About You fame released Unusual Suspects, a collaboration with Julia Fordham.

There's long been a happy [...]