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.

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  1. Renee says:

    Great cast!!

  2. Carmichael says:

    minus Hayes MacArthur sure, though it could be worse, it could be Kyle Bornheimer or David Walton. Thankfully they’re unavailable because they’re tanking other projects

    • Spencer says:

      Who wastes their time hating on hard working actors like all those you mentioned? These are all good guys trying to make a living doing what they love. What have you ever done? When you get your own successful show, you can spout your negative bile. Until then, back to the car wash with you, worm. Your break’s over.

  3. John Berggren says:

    Will is as hilarious as he is cute. I’ll definitely tune in.

  4. Leah says:

    Will most definetly check this out! Love Will Forte!