by: Sammy Mink
Hannibal Buress has signed on to join Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg in DADDY’S HOME. The Paramount comedy centers on the perfect stepdad who finds himself fighting for his family’s affections when their real father comes crashing back into their lives. Buress has been cast as a sarcastic handyman who comes to believe that the stepdad of the situation (Ferrell) is racist. Linda Cardellini will play Ferrell’s wife and Wahlberg’s ex.
Buress is best known for his stand up comedy and for his roles on SNL, 30 Rock, Louie, and Broad City. He also recently appeared in the comedies Neighbors and You Must Be Joking. Next up, Buress is set to appear in the animated comedy Angry Birds, crime comedy Band of Robbers, and Chris Renaud’s animated untitled pets movie.