Pilot Scoop: Veronica Mars' Ryan Hansen Joins the Faculty of CBS' Bad Teacher

RHansenRyan Hansen has signed on to CBS’ Bad Teacher, TVLine has learned.

Based on the 2011 Cameron Diaz flick, the single-camera comedy stars Ari Graynor (Fringe) as Meredith Davis, a sexy, foul-mouthed divorcee who becomes a teacher to find her next husband.

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Might that future hubby be Hansen’s Joel, the shorts-sporting athletic coach at Nixon Middle School?

David Alan Grier (In Living Color) co-stars as the school’s principal. Community and Happy Endings scribe Hilary Winston wrote the script and will serve as an EP alongside the team behind the film version, Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupinsky.

Veronica Mars and Party Down alum, Hansen also has appeared on Parenthood, Happy Endings and Royal Pains. He recently wrapped an arc as Candy Andy on the Eye Network’s 2 Broke Girls.