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Kyle Bornheimer, Kevin Pollak to Co-Star in CBS' 'Angel From Hell' (Exclusive)
CBS is rounding out the cast of comedy Angel From Hell.
The network has tapped Kyle Bornheimer and Mom grad Kevin Pollak to co-star in the pilot starring Glee's Jane Lynch, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The comedy explores what happens when Amy (Lynch) enters Allison's life and claims to be her guardian angel. The duo forms an unlikely friendship and Allison can’t be sure if Amy is an angel or just nuts.
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Bornheimer, who next appears in HBO's Westworld and is fresh off an arc on ABC's Agent Carter, will play Brad, Allison's younger brother who lives rent-free over her garage, and has a life-long crush on her best friend Jill.
Pollak — who just completed a recurring role on Mom— is set as Marv, Allison's father and a veteran dermatologist who has made Allison his junior partner.
Samantha Who's Tad Quill will pen the script and exec produce alongside Don Scardino, the latter of whom will direct the CBS Television Studios comedy pilot.
Bornheimer is repped by CAA, Haven Entertainment and Morris Yorn; Pollak is with Innovative Artists and Nelson Davis.