Ed signs on to Christopher Guest’s new HBO series
As reported by The Hollywood Reporter and other outlets, Ed has joined Christopher Guest’s new HBO series, Family Tree:
Christopher Guest has enlisted a roster of familiar faces for his upcoming HBO documentary-style comedy series Family Tree.
Fred Willard, Michael McKean and Ed Begley Jr. have boarded the series in recurring roles, while Don Lake has booked a guest gig, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
The project centers on 30-year-old Tom Chadwick (Bridesmaids‘ Chris O’Dowd) who, after losing his job and his girlfriend, begins exploring his family heritage after inheriting a mysterious box from a great aunt he never met. Unsure of his identity, he uncovers a world of unusual stories and characters — as well as a growing sense of who he and his real family are.