Scoop: SNL Alum Will Forte Nabs Lead in Fox Comedy Pilot Rebounding

Will Forte ReboundingFormer Saturday Night Live funny guy Will Forte has snagged the coveted lead role in Rebounding, Fox’s single-camera comedy pilot from Modern Family co-creator Steve Levitan.

The project, written by Joe Port and Joe Wiseman and directed by Jason Winer, is described as an uplifting comedy about a man (Forte) recovering from the death of his fiance with the help of the idiots on his pick-up basketball team.

Hayes MacArthur (Perfect Couples), Matt Jones (Breaking Bad), Aly Michalka (Hellcats) and Malcolm Barrett (Better Off Ted) round out the cast.