Walton Goggins to Star in Showtime Comedy from Justified EPs

Ryan Schwartz

Having already wrapped production on HBO’s Vice Principals, Walton Goggins has attached himself to another premium cable comedy.

The Justified alum is set to star in Showtime’s Keeping It Real, a dark comedy written by Academy Award-winning scribe Charles Randolph (The Big Short). The project reunites Goggins with executive producers Sarah Timberman and Carl Beverly, who previously served as EPs on the aforementioned FX drama.

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Per our sister site Deadline, the potential series will follow a self-absorbed movie star who travels the world hellbent on inserting himself into international incidents. Frequent collaborators Jim Rash (Community) and Nat Faxon (Married) are on board to direct, and will also serve as executive producers.

Goggins can next be seen in History Channel’s Navy SEAL drama SIXVice Principals, which will return for Season 2 in 2017, was always intended for a limited run of 18 episodes.

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