Michaela Watkins to Star in Jason Reitman-Produced Hulu Series ‘Casual’

Benched co-creator and SNL/Trophy Wife alum Michaela Watkins has new starring role lined up. Deadline reports that Watkins has signed on to star in an upcoming single-cam Hulu comedy called Casual with Jason Reitman onboard as executive producer and director for the pilot episode. Written by Zander Lehmann, the series follows “a dysfunctional family with a bachelor brother, Alex Cole, and his newly divorced sister, therapist Valerie Cole (Watkins). Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating (online and off), while living under one roof again and raising a teenager, Valerie’s daughter Laura (Tara Lynne Barr), who has taken on the role of adult in Alex and Valerie’s house.” Former Nashville producer Liz Tigelaar will also serve as an EP.

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