Bartha pulls into Stiller's Fox 'Station'
Empty"National Treasure" co-star Justin Bartha has been tapped as the lead on "The Station," the Ben Stiller-directed comedy pilot for Fox.
Additionally, Chris Elliott has joined CBS' comedy pilot "The Fish Tank" and Melissa Rauch has been added to Lifetime's untitled Sherri Shepherd comedy pilot.
The 20th TV-produced "Station" centers on a covert CIA operative (Bartha) and his workmates who are embedded in a South American country on a mission to install a new dictator.
On TV, Bartha previously toplined NBC's comedy "Teachers."
Sony's "Fish" centers on Fish (Drake Bell), a teenager living alone in his family's house. Elliott will play the father of Fish's best friend.
The Lifetime project centers on Sherri (Shepherd), who works at a law firm and contends with her husband's infidelity. Gersh-repped Rauch will play the new girl at the office. (partialdiff)