‘Married’ Star to Guest on ‘Marry Me’
Nat Faxon sure loves being a married man, doesn’t he? The actor, who is in FX’s relationship comedy series “Married,” has been enlisted to guest star on another relationship comedy series, “Marry Me.” The show is yet to premiere on NBC this October. Read on for further details.
“Married’s” Nat Faxon has booked a guest stint in the upcoming comedy “Marry Me,” according to The Hollywood Reporter (THR). The show stars Casey Wilson and Ken Marino, who play a couple in a long term relationship, and they are about to get engaged.
Writer and comedian Faxon will play the role of Scooby, the cousin to Wilson’s character, Annie. The episode will center on a theme inspired by “Bride Wars,” as Annie and her father (played by Dan Bucantinsky) will have to vie for Scooby’s presence on both their weddings. Annie’s father has also just gotten engaged, but Scooby will only be able to go to one of their weddings because of work commitments. Thus, Annie and her father will engage in a bride war over awesome cousin Scooby.
Wilson had a hand in writing the episode with June Diane Raphael and Greg DePaul.
“Marry Me” will be debuting on NBC on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. The show is from David Caspe, the creator of “Happy Endings,” which also stared Wilson in 2011. Caspe and Wilson are married in real life and the series is based, on their experience as a couple. The episode with Faxon is tentatively scheduled to air in December, according to THR.
Faxon will soon wrap up the first season of “Married,” which will air its last episode for the first season this Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 on FX. He stars opposite Judy Greer in the series, where they play also play a longtime couple.
Back in 2012, Faxon also starred in a broadcast comedy with Dakota Johnson on “Ben and Kate,” which aired on Fox. Faxon is an Oscar award-winning writer for “The Descendants,” which he co-wrote with Jim Rash and Alexander Payne.
Catch the premiere of “Marry Me” on Oct. 14, 2014 on NBC and look out for Faxon’s guest appearance a few months after. Follow Movie News Guide (MNG) for updates, recaps, and other news about the show.
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