10:43am PT by Lesley Goldberg
Showtime's 'House of Lies' Adds Demetri Martin (Exclusive)
Showtime's House of Lies has enlisted a new partner for Don Cheadle's Marty.
Comedian Demetri Martin has boarded the Showtime comedy for a multiple-episode role, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Martin will join the fourth season of the comedy about a group of misfit consultants in a recurring guest role as Ellis Hightower, a maverick inventor and CEO. On the comedy's upcoming fourth season, Marty and Hightower will develop a business relationship that enhances both of their futures.
Stand-up comedian Martin's credits include serving as a contributor on The Daily Show, Comedy Central's Important Things With Demetri Martin and feature Taking Woodstock. He was part of the Emmy-nominated and WGA Award-winning writing team for Late Night With Conan O'Brien.
Martin is repped by CAA and Mosaic.
House of Lies, which also stars Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson and Dawn Olivieri, returns in 2015.