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Ben and Kate's Nat Faxon Cast as Wandering Husband in FX Comedy Pilot

Ben and Kate's Nat Faxon Cast as Wandering Husband in FX Comedy PilotBen and Kate's Nat Faxon Cast as Wandering Husband in FX Comedy Pilot

Ben and Kate star Nat Faxon has found a new, incredibly understanding TV family.

The actor will play the lead in FX’s untitled comedy pilot from filmmaker Andrew Gurland, our sister site Deadline reports.

The potential series stars Faxon as a married man who is given permission by his wife to get a mistress in order to save their marriage.

Gurland — who penned the Last Exorcism movies — will write and direct the project. He’s also behind the Fox comedy pilot The Gabriels, starring Rob Riggle (NTSF:SD:SUV), Tim Meadows (Saturday Night Live) and Angela Kinsey (The Office).

Meanwhile, Faxon — who is also an Oscar-winning screenwriter for The Descendants (alongside Community‘s Jim Rash) — has a guest spot/potential recurring gig as the boyfriend of Paget Brewster’s character in the ABC comedy pilot Spy.


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