Actor Matt Le Blanc is set to join his former Friends co-star Matthew Perry on new comedy.
CBS has given a pilot order to multi-camera comedy I’m Not Your Friend, offering Le Blanc a series commitment for the project, reported Variety online. LeBlanc, 48, will star as a contractor who learns that raising his kids is more challenging than expected when his wife goes back to work.
The pilot hails from CBS Television Studios. LeBlanc will serve as executive producer along with Michael Rotenberg and husband and wife writing team Jeff & Jackie Filgo, who penned the script. Perry is currently starring on CBS’ The Odd Couple remake.
LeBlanc is already highly in demand this season it was recently announced that the actor will join the new iteration of Top Gear as host alongside presenter Chris Evans. The actor currently stars on Showtime’s Episodes, playing a heightened version of himself.
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The future of Episodes has yet to be determined, but the show will start filming its fifth season in London in April, and his role in I’m Not Your Friend is in addition to those prior commitments.