January Jones, Kristen Schaal and more join Fox's 'Last Man on Earth'
Will Forte may not be the Last Man on Earth after all.
Kristen Schaal and January Jones have joined the cast of Fox’s midseason comedy, EW has learned.
The series stars Saturday Night Live alum Forte as Phil Miller, an average guy—and humanity’s last hope—who discovers what life is like when no one tells you what to do. Fox declined to comment on Schaal and Jones’s characters—likely in order to preserve the idea of Forte’s character literally being the last man on earth, though portions of the story will be told through flashbacks—but their names have been revealed: 30 Rock‘s Schaal will play Carol Pilbasian, while Mad Men‘s Jones will play Melissa.
Additionally, Mel Rodriguez (Getting On) and Cleopatra Coleman (Neighbours) have joined the cast as Todd and Erica, respectively. Todd is rumored to be a very optimistic John Candy-type, while Erica is a first year med student.
The Last Man on Earth will debut with a one-hour premiere on Sunday, March 1 at 9 p.m. ET on Fox.