Lethal Weapon alum Seann William Scott has boarded the cast of Fox's comedy pilot This Country. Based on the BAFTA-winning BBC series of the same name, the new show is a mockumentary, hailing from writer Jenny Bicks and director Paul Feig. Nhiem: Species Director Roger Donaldson to Direct German Series Set in Vietnam.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the comedy will centre around cousins Kelly and Shrub Mallet, who are followed by a documentary crew as they pursue their dreams, confront challenges and fight each other over frozen pizza in the fictional town of Flatch, Ohio. Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd Reunite for The Shrink Next Door TV Series.
Scott, 43, will play Father Joe, a recent transplant from Minneapolis who is doing the best he can with what he's got. This Country is being produced by Lionsgate TV in collaboration with BBC Studios, Fox Entertainment and Feigco Entertainment.