Henry Winkler Joins Bill Hader’s HBO Comedy Pilot

Bill Hader’s in-the-works HBO pilot just added another star to its cast. According to Entertainment Weekly, Winkler has signed on to costar in the project, which centers on Hader as an “ex-Marine who works as a low-rent hitman in the Midwest. Lonely and dissatisfied in his life he begrudgingly travels to Los Angeles to kill someone and ends up finding an accepting community in a group of eager hopefuls within the LA theater scene.” Winkler will play “an inspiring acting teacher” named Gene Cousineau. In addition to starring in the pilot, Hader is also serving as a co-writer, executive producer, and director.

Henry Winkler Joins Bill Hader’s HBO Comedy Pilot