Megan Mullally Joins Bryan Cranston And James Franco In Fox Comedy “Why Him”


is set to bring the funny in the upcoming Fox comedy, WHY HIM. The Will and Grace alum joins  and for the movie directed and co-written by . Mullally will play Barb Fleming opposite Cranston’s Ned. The two are a Midwestern married couple who pay a visit to their daughter in college during the holidays and meet her new brash Internet billionaire boyfriend played by Franco.

co-wrote the film with Hamburg who has also written comedy gems such as Meet the Parents, I Love You, Man, Zoolander, and its upcoming follow up,  Zoolander 2. Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps and Ben Stiller’s Red Hour will serve as . , also from 21 Laps will over see alongside Fox’s .

Mullally’s other credits include Adult Swim’s Children’s Hospital, Bob’s Burgers, and a recurring role playing the ex-wife of her real-life husband, Nick Offerman on Parks and Recreation. She’s also appeared on Broadway in It’s Only A Play. She can be seen next in the new NBC series, You, Me and the Apocalypse. 

Mullally is repped by .


Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff 

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