Zack Pearlman Joins James Franco Comedy 'Why Him?' (Exclusive)

Zack Pearlman - H 2015
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Zack Pearlman - H 2015

The 'Mulaney' actor will feature alongside Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch and Megan Mullally.

Zack Pearlman will soon be asking Why Him?

The Mulaney actor has been cast in the Fox feature alongside James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch, Keegan-Michael Key and Megan Mullally

John Hamburg, who co-wrote the script with Ian Helfer, is helming the project which centers on a Midwestern dad (Cranston) who travels with his family to visit his daughter (Deutch) at college, where he finds himself involved in a battle for her affections with her new, brash tech-billionaire boyfriend (Franco).

Pearlman has appeared on Key and Peele and Workaholics, and could recently be seen in Nancy Meyer's The Intern.

He is represented at UTA, Principato-Young and Stone Meyer.