Former 'SNL' stars Horatio Sanz and Chris Parnell join Will Ferrell-produced Comedy Central sitcom
Co-producer Will Ferrell has tapped two of his fellow Saturday Night Live alumni, Horatio Sanz and Chris Parnell, to join a new, still-untitled Comedy Central sitcom also starring Napoleon Dynamite star Jon Heder, reports Variety. “Anyone in the comedy world knows that Horatio Sanz and Chris Parnell are two of the funniest guys around,” said Adam McKay, who also runs Gary Sanchez Prods. with Ferrell.
Sanz and Parnell will play old friends of Heder’s newly unemployed dreamer, who has just moved back in with his parents. Comedy Central has already picked up 10 episodes of the comedy, and have an option of ordering 90 more. Walk Hard‘s Lew Morton is on board as writer, while McKay and Chris Henchy will serve as executive producers. Production is scheduled to begin this month.