Ritter cast in ‘Friends & Family’

'Parenthood' thesp will play Woody Allen type in Fox pilot

Jason Ritter, fresh off his supporting turn in “Parenthood,” has been cast in Fox’s comedy pilot “Friends & Family.”

Thesp will play a neurotic and witty guy who is excited about a date with a woman he met through Facebook and Skype.

Singlecam laffer from Sony is based on BBC’s popular sitcom “Gavin and Stacey.”

David Rosen is writing the pilot and exec producing with Steve Coogan, Jane Tranter, Julie Gardner, James Corden, Ruth Jones and Henry Normal.

Ritter is repped by ICM.

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