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Nick Frost to Star in Fox Pilot 'Sober Companion'

British comedian Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, The World's End) is taking his first regular job on a US TV show. Frost has joined the cast of the Fox sitcom pilot Sober CompanionVariety reports. Justin Long plays the show's other lead role.

Sober Companion follows an alcoholic attorney (Frost) who, after an courtroom accident, is assigned an upbeat, eccentric sober companion (Long) to keep him from drinking. David S. Rosenthal and Jennie Snyder Urman (90210) created the show, which also features Pete Davidson and Ally Maki in supporting roles.

Justin Long Cast in Fox's Comedy Pilot 'Sober Companion'

Justin Long is taking his first regular TV job in over a decade. He's been cast as the lead in Sober Companion, a new Fox pilot, TV Line reports. Created by David S. Rosenthal (The Middle, 90210) and Jennie Snyder Urman (90210), Sober Companion is a single-camera sitcom that follows a self-destructive attorney who is given a court-appointed sober companion (played by Long), an eccentric upbeat guy named Jeremy. If Sober Companion gets ordered to series, it'll be the first series regular role Justin Long, who  recently recurred on New Girl and CBS's Mom, has had since NBC's Ed went off the air in 2004.