Favreau nearing deal to direct Fox pilot ‘Parole’

Laffer stars Herman as parole officer

Multi-hyphenate Jon Favreau (“Made,” “Swingers”) is close to signing on to direct the Fox pilot “Life On Parole.”

Comedy, from Judd Apatow (“Undeclared,” “Freaks and Geeks”) and Brent Forrester (“King of the Hill,” “Simpsons”), is a half-hour starring vehicle for Dave Herman. Thesp (“Office Space”) plays a parole officer whose best friend is one of his parolees. The parolee has not yet been cast.

DreamWorks and 20th Century Fox are producing.

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