John Rothman (The Devil Wears Prada) has booked a regular role in Amazon’s untitled Tig Notaro comedy pilot, from Amazon Studios and FX Studios. In the autobiographical comedy, Notaro is abruptly summoned home to Pass Christian, Miss., to take her ailing mother off life support and finds herself reconnecting with her dysfunctional Gulf Coast family and the loss of the one person who held everything together. Rothman will play Bill, Tig’s stepfather. a stoic businessman who’s hours away from becoming a widower.
Comedy is written and executive produced by Notaro and Diablo Cody. Louis CK and Dave Becky of 3 Arts also are executive producing and CK is directing. Rothman is repped by Don Buchwald & Associates and David Williams Management.