Andre Holland has been added to the cast of NBC’s laffer pilot “1600 Penn.”
Logline centers on the out-of-control oldest son of a dysfunctional family who returns home and becomes not only its biggest liability but also the glue holding everyone together. The twist is that this family resides in the White House.
Holland will play White House Press Secretary Marshall Malloy. He is also set to co-star in the Peacock’s upcoming midseason comedy “Friends With Benefits,” which begins April 4. On the bigscreen, he has appeared in Spike Lee’s “Miracle at St. Anna” and baseball pic “Sugar.”
Others previously cast include Josh Gad, Bill Pullman and Brittany Snow.
“1600 Penn” is from 20th Century Fox TV. Gad will exec produce with Jason Winer (“Modern Family”) and Jon Lovett, who was formerly a speech writer with the Obama administration. Winer will direct the pilot.