Jason Lee Cast as Lead in CBS Pilot ‘What Goes Around Comes Around’

“My Name Is Earl” alum to play music manager with three kids

Jason Lee has been cast as the lead in the CBS comedy pilot “What Goes Around Comes Around,” TheWrap has learned.

Lee will play Kenny, a husband, father and owner of a hip music-management company. Kenny and his wife, who were wild and reckless teenagers, now face their worst nightmare: raising three teenagers of their own.

Lee starred in the NBC comedy “My Name Is Earl” from Greg Garcia for four seasons. He also appeared in “Raising Hope,” another Garcia series, and starred in TNT’s “Memphis Beat” for two seasons.

Dan Kopelman will write the series in addition to serving as executive producer. Aaron Kaplan will also executive produce. Warner Bros. Television will produce the pilot in association with Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment.

Kopelman is known for his work on the comedies “Malcolm in the Middle” and “Rules of Engagement.” Kaplan, an executive producer on the NBC series “Mysteries of Laura,” previously worked as an executive producer on “Instant Mom.”

Lee is represented CAA, Ribisi Entertainment and attorney Ken Richman.