'House of Lies' Adds Keegan-Michael Key, 'Mindy Project' Star for Season Five (Exclusive)

'Kevin From Work' alum Brianna Baker will recur as a possible new love interest for Josh Lawson's Doug.
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Showtime's House of Lies is adding a few familiar names to the guest list for season five.

Keegan-Michael Key, Mindy Project star Ed Weeks and Brianna Baker (Kevin From Work) all have booked roles on the Don Cheadle comedy, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Former Key and Peele star Keegan-Michael Key will play Devin Peebles, a hair-company CEO who hires Marty (Cheadle) and the pod. Key, who is also known for his roles on Playing House and in Pitch Perfect 2, is repped by UTA and Principato-Young Entertainment.

Weeks will portray Daniel Hathaway, a dapper auction-house CEO who tries to bid on Jeannie (Kristen Bell). Weeks, who also stars in the upcoming HBO film The Leisure Class, is repped by WME.

Baker will recur on the series as Tess Symington, a potential client of Doug's. Doug (Josh Lawson) hopes their shared love of Dungeons & Dragons will turn business into pleasure. A graduate of Chicago's Second City and iO Theaters, Baker is repped by UTA and AGI Entertainment Media & Management.

The trio join upcoming House of Lies guest-stars Wanda Sykes, John Cho, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Glenn Howerton, Party Down alum Ken Marino, Donald Faison (Clueless), The Cosby Show alum Malcolm Jamal-Warner and Nicky Whelan (Matador).

House of Lies returns with new episodes in 2016.

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