Matthew Broderick to Guest Star on ‘Modern Family’

"Ferris Bueller" star Matthew Broderick will play a neurotic new friend of Phil's on ABC sitcom

Matthew Broderick is dropping in on "Modern Family."

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"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" star Broderick will guest star on an  episode of the hit ABC sitcom, the network said Friday.

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Broderick will play a neurotic new friend of Phil Dunphy (Ty Burrell).

Broderick has guested sporadically on TV shows over the past year, playing the charmingly named Cooter Burger on a 2008 episode of "30 Rock" and himself on an episode of "Louie" in 2010.

"Modern Family," which airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m., premieres its fourth season Sept. 26.