Jones reaches new ‘Heights’

'Mad TV' comedian to co-star in WB pic

Orlando Jones, a regular on the Saturday night Fox series “Mad TV,” has inked to co-star in Barry Levinson’s new pic, “Liberty Heights,” for Warner Bros.

Pic is another installment in Levinson’s famed Baltimore series, which includes “Diner,” “Tin Men” and “Avalon.”

“Heights” is slated to start shooting this fall in Baltimore.

Jones will next appear opposite Kelsey Grammer in “New Jersey Turnpikes” for Universal.

The deal for Jones was brokered by the William Morris Agency and attorney Cliff Gilbert-Lurie. He is also repped by Erwin Stoff and Lainie Sorking of 3 Arts Entertainment.

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