Thomas Middleditch to Star in Chuck Lorre’s CBS Pilot ‘B Optimistic’
Thomas Middleditch has signed on for one of many lead roles within the CBS comedy pilot “B Optimistic,” Selection has realized.
Middleditch will now star alongside Annaleigh Ashford within the multi-camera comedy. Different introduced solid members are Sara Rue and Kether Donohue.
Within the present, confronted with discovering a kidney donor, newly divorced dad Drew (Middleditch) is on the finish of his rope when he runs into Gina (Ashford), a rough-around-the edges lady from his previous who volunteers her personal. Collectively they kind an unlikely bond and start a journey that may change each of their lives.
Drew is a therapist who makes his dwelling making an attempt to repair different folks’s issues. Described as educated, bookish, and neurotic, he lacks social expertise and isn’t a lot of a folks individual.
The position within the pilot comes lower than three months after the conclusion of the HBO comedy “Silicon Valley,” on which Middleditch starred all through the present’s run. His time on the present earned him an Emmy nomination for greatest lead actor in a comedy sequence in 2016. On the function aspect, he has just lately appeared in “Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” “Zombieland: Double Faucet,” and “The Wolf of Wall Avenue.”
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He’s repped by WME, Kirsten Ames Administration, and Schreck Rose.
“B Optimistic” hails from author and government producer Marco Pennette. Chuck Lorre will government produce through Chuck Lorre Productions Inc. Pennette already works with Lorre on the Anna Faris and Allison Janney CBS sitcom “Mother.” Warner Bros. Tv, the place Lorre is underneath a wealthy general deal, will produce.