Scoop: Seth Green Joins Seth MacFarlane's New Live-Action Fox Comedy Series Dads

sethgreen300Seth Green has landed the final major role in Dads, Seth MacFarlane’s new live-action comedy for Fox, TVLine has learned.

The sitcom, which has already received a six-episode order, revolves around two successful video game entrepreneurs, Warner (The Mindy Project‘s Thomas Dewey) and Eli (Green), who find their lives turned upside-down when their nightmare fathers unexpectedly move in with them.

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Peter Riegert and Martin Mull also star as Eli and Warner’s respective fathers.

Green currently voices several characters, most notably Chris Griffin, on MacFarlane’s Family Guy.

MacFarlane serves as an EP on the project alongside his fellow Ted writers Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild.

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  1. dude says:

    I’d watch for Tommy Dewey. He was one of my favourite parts of The Mindy Project.

  2. Zachary says:

    I don’t think this is the final main role. They still have to cast Warner’s wife, and there might be another role or two.

  3. JASon says:

    Seth Green quit Buffy years ago and he’s still trying to find a role back on TV! Karma!!

    • taliesin says:

      He’s made a TON of money off of Family Guy for the last 14 years. :)

      • JASon says:

        Yes he has plenty of money from Robot Chicken and Family Guy but Money is not the only thing actor’s want! They want recognition and acclaim. Fact is he quit Buffy for a film career because wasn’t earning enough! He showed no loyalty to the show that made him a star and his film career died and he’s crawling back to TV.

        • darcywils says:

          Buffy ended 10 years ago, move on.

          • JASon says:

            NAh!! I like my grudge! I bring it up everytime one of his shows fails which is once every couple years! Never trust a ginger!

          • JASon says:

            Oh and funny how the only success he can find after Buffy is voice over work!! Guess no one wants a 5 foot leading man!!

          • Martoukian says:

            That’s where he’s gone wrong–they should do a sitcom about a bunch of short guys dealing with what’s it’s like being pocket-sized in a world that favors the tall. They could call it The Short Man Syndrome (a real condition–ever notice how most of the guys on Wanted posters at the post office are under 5’9″?).

    • steven says:

      He does the voice of Chris on Family Guy. He hasn’t left TV.

    • Zachary says:

      I think Seth could do any show he wants, he just is too big of a name to sign normally. His last live action gig was on Four Kings, which he only did because he’s friends with Kohan and Mutchnik.

  4. steven says:

    Will his character be a nerd: the same character he’s playing for years?

  5. shump says:

    More MacFarlane is always good but I don’t want it on Sunday with my toons.Wasn’t Family Guy hilarious last night?

  6. TVDIVA says:

    Seth Green is worth about $35 million from his movie and tv appearances and as producer and writer of Robot Chicken. I do not think he is hurting for money, and is certainly not looking for fame. Some actors just like to find good work and have fun doing it. Seth was smart to leave Buffy and move on. He would never have made $35 million staying with the show.