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Comedy Central, Heder Pact For Laughs

”Napoleon Dynamite“ actor will star in sitcom for cabler.

Comedy Central has ordered up a new, untitled sitcom starring Jon Heder ("Blades of Glory") from Gary Sanchez Prods. and Debmar-Mercury.

 

Heder will star as an out of work computer IT specialist who leaves the big city and returns to his small home town, where he moves back in with his parents and younger brother.

Gary Sanchez Prods is the production company led by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy.

 

Ferrell, McKay and Henchy will write and produce the series.