Will Forte has been cast as the lead in the single-camera Fox comedy pilot Rebounding, Deadline reports, which could spell heartbreak for 30 Rock’s Jenna Maroney. (And us: Paul, her Jenna-impersonating, wildly kinky boyfriend is the best!) Modern Family’s Steve Levitan is executive producing the show, which is based on co-creator Joe Port’s life. Forte will play Danny, a guy dealing with his fiancée’s death by playing pickup basketball with his friends. Get it? He’s rebounding on both an emotional and an athletic level? Oh, wordplay.
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 01: Actor Will Forte arrives to ‘Tim And Eric’$ Billion Dollar Movie’ Los Angeles Premiere at ArcLight Hollywood on March 1, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/2012 Getty Images