Patrick Gallagher (Glee) is set as a series regular on NBC’s untitled royal family comedy pilot (aka Dumb Prince) written by Charlie Grandy and executive produced and directed by Amy Poehler. The comedy is set in the country of Modaria, known for the manufacture of mopeds and tiny cars, where the Faber family has ruled for generations. Gallagher will play Brutus, the Palace chef. He’s also Karl’s confidant and one of the few people at the Palace who speaks the truth to Karl. Gallagher is best known for his role as Coach Ken Tanaka on Glee. He’s repped by Vanguard Management Group and AKA Talent Agency.
Richard Gant (Men Of A Certain Age) has been cast opposite Gabriel Iglesias in ABC comedy pilot The Fluffy Shop. The project was inspired by Iglesias’ life experience including the challenges of managing a home life during the few days he spends off the road each week. Gant will play Lance, a gruff guy with a military bearing who built the Fluffy Shop and maintains it. He functions as a father figure to Gabe (Iglesias) and the other employees at the shop. Gant is repped by Pakula/King & Associates and Greenlight Management.