Hugh Laurie Returns to Comedy, Joins Veep

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Actor Hugh Laurie attends Walt Disney Studios' 2014 New York Comic Con presentations of
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Veep has added one more accomplished funny person to its cast of accomplished funny people, as TVLine reports that Hugh Laurie has signed on for a recurring role in the show’s fourth season. Neither Laurie nor HBO has said anything about his role; though it seems likely he’ll play the new veep, we would pay at least three pound sterling to see him play a scheming prime minister. Anyway, look at Tony Hale’s tweet below, and try to determine whether Laurie looks more presidential, ministerial, or even senatorial.

Hugh Laurie Is Joining Veep