The three actors will appear together in an episode titled “Under Pressure”
“Modern Family” will grow by three when Jesse Eisenberg, Jane Krakowski and John Benjamin Hickey appear in the same upcoming episode of the ABC comedy.
“30 Rock” star Krakowski will play “Dr. Donna,” the mother of a classmate of Manny’s (Rico Rodriguez) who ends up getting into a fight with Gloria (Sofia Vergara), the network said Friday. Eisenberg, who portrayed Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in “The Social Network” will play Asher, a tree-hugging neighbor of Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet).
And Hickey (“The Good Wife”) will play a therapist who sees to a member of the Dunphy family.
The episode, titled “Under Pressure,” will begin filming next week.
“Modern Family” has consistently been the highest-rated show during Wednesday primetime.
Entertainment Weekly first reported the casting.