By James Hibberd
Updated February 22, 2013 at 05:05 PM EST
Melanie Lynskey

Two and a Half Men actress Melanie Lynskey has joined a HBO comedy pilot

Lynskey has been cast in Togetherness, which followstwo different couples who are living together and are each trying to keep their relationships going while still working toward their own individual goals and dreams.” She’ll play a “sweet-natured, hard-working, full-time mom, a wife and the mother of two children, whose marriage is dying on its feet as she yearns for a more fulfilling life.”

HBO has several other comedy projects in the works such as People in New Jersey about a grown-up brother and sister living in the Garden State, and a dark comedy about dotcom startups titled Silicon Valley from Office Space creator Mike Judge.