Book of Mormon's Andrew Rannells Lands Ryan Murphy Show

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 05:  Singer/actor Andrew Rannells performs onstage during A Better Holiday benefit concert at Joe's Pub on December 5, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)
Photo: Mike Lawrie/2011 Getty Images

The Book of Mormon lead and Tony-nominee Andrew Rannells has signed onto an upcoming NBC comedy from Ryan Murphy. Rannells will likely play one of the three mains in a new single-camera project co-written by Murphy and Glee producer Allison Adler. What's the gist? "A heartwarming comedy about a blended family of a gay couple and the woman who becomes a surrogate to help them start a family," Deadline writes. Though the pilot's still in its early stages, we'll bestow a hearty, obligatory greenlight upon anything Book of Mormon-related — and maybe cross our fingers for a Glee guest spot somewhere along the line?