Thesp joins Newton in comedy pilot

Scott Foley has joined the cast of Fox comedy pilot “The Goodwin Games,” from “How I Met Your Mother” vets Carter Bays, Craig Thomas and Chris Harris.

Foley, most recently seen on “Grey’s Anatomy,” will join Becki Newton (“Ugly Betty”) in the single-cam laffer about a trio of siblings’ chance to inherit a fortune from their father, if only they can heed the idiosyncratic terms of his will.

Peyton Reed will direct the 20th Century Fox TV project.

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