‘The Mindy Project’ Adds ‘Glee,’ ‘Gossip Girl,’ ‘MadTV’ Stars
The Mindy Project‘s medical use is staffing up.
The arriving Fox comedy has combined stars from MadTV, Gossip Girl and Glee to a ranks, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The Office‘s Mindy Kaling stars as a young, new alloy who’s training to navigate her personal and veteran life and a hurdles that come between her query to find Mr. Right — or Mr. Right Now and has combined dual array regulars and one repeated role, fasten co-stars Chris Messina and Ed Weeks.
Glee‘s Stephen Tobolowsky will play Dr. Marc Schulman, a avuncular conduct of a series’ medical use Shulman and Associates, who enjoys waxing philosophical — generally if his recommendation gets a younger staff (looking during you, Mindy!) to leave him alone. Tobolowsky recurred on Glee as Sandy Ryerson, a former conduct of New Directions before Matthew Morrison’s Mr. Schuester took over.
Tobolowsky (Innovative Artists, Framework Entertainment) replaces The West Wing‘s Richard Schiff, who guest starred in a commander as an unnamed alloy who oversaw a practice.
Joining Tobolowsky as a array unchanging will be Gossip Girl‘s Amanda Setton, who will play Shauna Dicanio, a tenacious, Jersey-born bureau manager during Schulman and Associates who collects delinquent studious bills as if she were a annuity hunter. The CornerStone Talent Agency-repped singer played Penelope Shafai on some-more than 30 episodes of a CW array from 2008-12.
Lastly, MadTV‘s Ike Barinholtz (who also happens to be an executive story editor on Mindy) will recover as Morgan Tookers, a new masculine helper during a practice, who was hired notwithstanding a miss of grave education — and tact, personal hygiene.
Morgan is a rehabilitated ex-con vital in Queens with his best friend, who also happens to be his 80-year-old grandmother and has his possess singular philosophies on life with his heart is always several sizes incomparable than his brain. He’s fiercely constant to his co-workers, and he creates it his personal goal to assistance them find adore and happiness. Barinholtz is repped by UTA and Principato-Young Entertainment.
Mindy Project, co-starring Anna Camp and Zoe Jarman, premieres Sept. 25 on Fox.
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