Pilots: 'Firefly' Star Joins ABC Comedy
Another ABC comedy, "This Might Hurt," has also beefed up its cast, signing Josh Dean (
The Kohan-Mutchnick project is based on the partnership between the two writers, who created "Will & Grace." It centers on two long-time friends and business partners, one straight and one gay; Tudyk will play the latter role, according to
Tudyk has some comedy experience, including "Dodgeball" and guest spots "Frasier" and "
Tudyk starred in another pilot earlier this season, a legal drama from Luke Reiter that was set up at
"This Might Hurt," from writer-director Jason Winer, is set at a medical practice run by a traditionalist father and his son (Dean), who wants his dad to shed some of his old ways. The cast will also include Vanessa Lengies ("American Dreams," "Stick It") as the office receptionist and Hayes MacArthur ("The Game Plan") as a nurse who also runs a gambling operation out of the office.