Paul Walter Hauser (Kingdom) is set as a series regular in ABC comedy pilot The Fluffy Shop, co-written by and starring Gabriel Iglesias. It follows Gabe (Iglesias), a stepfather and boss to his family and friends, while he navigates his home life during the few days he spends off the road each week. Hauser will play Memo, high-spirited, earnest and sincere, he is Gabe’s oldest and most loyal friend. Hauser recurred as Keith on DirecTV’s Kingdom and also appeared on Blunt Talk and The Night Shift. He’s repped by Don Buchwald & Associates and Principato-Young Entertainment.
UPDATES: Izzie Steele and Langston Kerman (Clear History) have been cast opposite Jane Levy and Nicholas Braun in My Time/Your Time, CBS’ hybrid comedy pilot from Hilary Winston and How I Met Your Mother creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas. Based on the web series 7P/10E by Avital Ash, the project chronicles the relationship of a young couple as they begin dating long distance. Steele will play Lauren, Marla’s (Levy) best friend who’s married to her college sweetheart and has trouble understanding the single life and Marla’s plight. Kerman will play Parker. He and Wade (Braun) were childhood buddies while growing up in the Midwest, and now they’re each other’s closest friend in L.A. Steele, repped by Industry Entertainment and Stewart Talent, was last seen on the NY stage in Caryl Churchill’s revival of Cloud 9 and will next be seen in HBO’S Divorce. Kerman is repped by UTA and Rise Management.