Family Guy taps Kyle Chandler, Rob Gronkowski, David Tennant as guests
It is safe to call Kyle Chandler “Coach” again.
The Friday Night Lights alum (and Bloodline star) will voice Chris’ high school baseball coach on Family Guy, it was announced on Saturday at a Comic-Con panel for the animated Fox comedy. In the episode, Peter and Lois search for an outlet for Chris’ sudden aggression, only to find out that he’s actually a talented pitcher. Peter and his friends start betting on his games because everyone thinks Chris wouldn’t be very good at this, leading Peter to ask Chris to throw the championship game.
New England Patriots tight end/unstoppable party machine Rob Gronkowski will also pop up in an episode. Peter is delighted when Gronk moves into Peter’s neighborhood with his party bus, but Gronk’s crazy lifestyle ultimately proves too much for Peter, and he launches various schemes to drive Gronk and his party bus out of the neighborhood.
Want more celebrity guest casting? You got it. In other episodes, Doctor Who vet David Tennant will have some fun with his Doctor character in a TV gag; Jacob Tremblay will lend his voice; a shirtless Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers will pop up; and Golden State Warriors MVP Steph Curry will play himself. Plus, there will be a Princess Bride parody involving Bill Cosby.
Family Guy returns to Fox on Sept. 25.
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