Cast

 

Adam Pally - "Jeff Lowry"

Hailing from New York, Adam Pally has quickly found his place as both actor and comedian in Hollywood.  Pally is widely known for starring as Max Blum in the ABC comedy series Happy Endings. The show was a cult hit and lasted three seasons.  In 2013, Pally joined the cast of The Mindy Project, as a series regular for the second season, playing the role of Peter Prentice and appearing in thirteen episodes of the third season.  Pally will continue to make guest appearances on the show.

Since his departure from The Mindy Project, Pally has been making groundbreaking strides in his career. This January, Pally brought his signature style to late night TV as he guest hosted ‘The Late Late Show,’ with TV Guide citing him as “refreshingly offbeat” and “hilarious” while Entertainment Weekly raved that it was “one of the most delightfully bizarre hours of television to air in a while.” Adam is also currently filming “Dirty Grandpa” as the supporting lead alongside Robert de Niro and Zac Efron. The film is scheduled for release the summer of 2016. Last fall, Pally started his own production company, Clone Wolf Productions, and signed a two-year overall deal with ABC Studios under which he will create, write, and produce projects for broadcast, cable, and new media.
 
Pally recently completed production on three films.  In Night Owls, which premiered  at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival, Adam costars with Rosa Salazar in this indie dramedy from director Charles Hood. Pally plays as a workaholic who has a drunken one-night stand with a beautiful train wreck (Salazar) — who he discovers to his horror is his boss’ jilted ex-mistress; in Search Party, a comedy that follows a pair of friends who embark on a mission to reunite their pal with the woman he was going to marry. The film also stars T.J. Miller and Krysten Ritter; and in Slow Learners, an indie film that follows two close friends who are embarrassingly unlucky in love. Directed by Don Argott and Sheena Joyce, Slow Learners follows Jeff (Pally) and Anne, who embark on a journey of self-discovery but soon their experiment in modifying their personalities leads to disastrous results.Pally, and his writing partner, Gil Ozeri, recently sold an untitled comedy script to Disney. Adam McKay and Will Ferrell’s Gary Sanchez Productions is set to produce along with Chris Henchy and Kevin Messick.

Pally’s film credits include the indie comedy A.C.O.D. with Amy Poehler and Adam Scott; The To Do List  starring opposite Rachel Bilson and Andy Samberg; Monogamy, The Sophomore, Taking Woodstock and Solitary Man. Pally also had a cameo in the blockbuster film Iron Man 3 playing Gary the Cameraman.

His production team, Chubby Skinny Kids, with fellow UCB members Doug Mand and Dan Gregor, has developed numerous projects for television and the internet.  Pally has been a member of the Upright Citizens Brigade since 2003, and continues to both write and perform sketch comedy. Adams has written and performed in two long running sketch comedy shows at
theatre with his sketch comedy group, Hot Sauce, an official selection and performer for the Montreal Just for Laugh’s Comedy Festival in 2007. He currently performs with DEATH BY ROO ROO.

Pally is a graduate of the New School in New York and currently resides in Los Angeles.


Sarah Burns – “Anne Martin”

Sarah Burns is probably best known for her roles as the self-sabotaging lush Hailey, in the film "I Love You, Man" and for her portrayal of the conflicted Krista in HBO's award winning series "Enlightened", alongside Laura Dern and Mike White.

Sarah performed at NYC's Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre in New York City for over 7 years and credits the theatre with both keeping her out of trouble and contributing to her enormous array of wigs and sketch props. Her credits include the Nicole Holofcener film "Enough Said," Comedy Central's "Drunk History,"  "The New Girl" as well as "The Mindy Project,". She can be seen as Abby in the next season of the FX show “Married” and as ADA Emma Sinclair ABC’s “How To Get Away With Murder,” as well as the upcoming film “Brother in Laws,” and the Tribeca Selection “Grandma” with Lily Tomlin.


Reid Scott - "Max"

Reid Scott transitions from hunky oncologist to Academy Award nominee Laura Linney on the Golden Globe-winning Showtime series THE BIG C into the coveted role as a  D.C. legend opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus in HBO’s Emmy-winning comedy series VEEP. During  his current hiatus, he’s juggling a succession of four films inclusive of the horror film THE VEIL opposite Jessica Alba and Lily Rabe, the dramedy I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS with Blythe Danner, and the romantic comedy SLOW LEARNERS.

He previously starred in four seasons of the first original comedy for TBS, MY BOYS.  The show followed a twenty-something sportswriter who is looking for love despite her male-dominated group of friends.  Scott starred as her lovelorn roommate.  He simultaneously uggled a multi-episode arc on ABC Family Channel’s hit drama SECRET LIFE OF AN AMERICAN. Scott relocated to L.A. upon booking the lead in the FOX pilot WITH YOU IN SPIRIT in
which he played a character loosely based on the show’s creator Steve Levitan.  He ultimately went on to star on the ABC comedy IT’S ALL RELATIVE, from the producers of the Academy Award-winning CHICAGO.  A recurring role on NBC’s acclaimed drama AMERICAN DREAMS followed, along with the telefilm REVENGE OF A MIDDLE-AGED WOMAN with Christine Lahti.   

He also voiced a lead role in Disney XD’s animated MOTORCITY series, and picks up where Ryan Reynolds left off in the feature by voicing the title role of TURBO Fast in the Netflix animated series.He also appeared on the big screen in the romantic comedy LOSING CONTROL, New Line’s thriller AMUSEMENT, the comedy feature BICKFORD SHMECKLER’S COOL IDEAS which co-starred the likes of Patrick Fugit, Cheryl Hines, and Olivia Wilde; and Caprice Crane’s short, “Passing the Time,” based upon her best-selling novel, Forget About It.  More recently he filmed the Tribeca drama SISTER with Barbara Hershey, MISSING WILLIAM, and BESIDE STILL.

Born and raised in upstate New York, Scott received a degree from Syracuse University before moving to NYC to pursue acting.  No stranger to theatre, he starred opposite the likes of Jon Hamm in L.A. Theatre Work’s “The Three Sisters,” and recently directed a local production of “The Elephant Man.”  He currently resides in Los Angeles with his beloved pit bull, where in addition to his love of music, he is also an avid downhill skier.


Catherine Reitman - "Julia"

Catherine Reitman, an LA Native, is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where she majored in theater and minored in film. Her training continued at the famed Groundlings Theater, where she was honored to join the Sunday Company. She’s also performed at the UCB, Improv Olympics and various sketch groups.  

Since beginning her career, Catherine has appeared in several major features, including I LOVE YOU MAN, KNOCKED UP, FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS,  POST GRAD and most recently SLOW LEARNERS which will have its world premiere this April at the prestigious TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL.  Catherine's television credits include recurring roles on the hit F/X series IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA and the new critically acclaimed USA series BENCHED.  Other highlights include, COMEDY BANG BANG, WEEDS, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, SUPER FUN NIGHT, KATH AND KIM and SULLIVAN AND SON.  In the Voice Over world, Catherine can be heard in the new POWER PUFF GIRLS redux on Cartoon Network as well as multiple characters on AMERICAN DAD and FAMILY GUY.  Catherine has also hosted several shows, including 100 episodes of her own web series BREAKING IT DOWN and the VH-1 series MISS YOU MUCH.

When Catherine is not in front of the camera she is busy developing television projects.  She recently developed an original half hour single camera pilot, WORKIN MOMS, with the F/X network, in which she wrote, directed and starred. She currently has other projects in development at various networks and studios.

Outside of work, Catherine strives to keep her toddler alive by whatever means necessary.


 

Mary Grill - "Beth"

MARY GRILL is an actor, improviser and creator living in Los Angeles. Mary is known for her work on the TV shows, The Mindy Project, Veep, Mad Men and Eagleheart.

Mary got her start as a member of “New Excitement,” a sketch group at New York’s PIT Theater. New Excitement performed at the legendary Just For Laughs festival in Montreal as well as Sketchfest in Chicago.
Mary’s other credits include Whitney, Don’t Trust the B and Boardwalk Empire. Mary can also be seen in the upcoming feature.  Mary currently performs in a monthly live comedy show that she co-created called, American  Town Hall


Bobby Moynihan - "Lenny"

Bobby Moynihan is a cast member on Saturday Night Live who has been with the show since 2008.

Moynihan’s other television credits include guest spots on HBO’s Girls, ABC’s Happy Endings, Comedy Central's Drunk History, USA’s Playing House, as well as IFC’s Portlandia and Comedy Bang Bang. He was the voice of the lead character in the animated comedy Chozen on FX.

On film, Moynihan has had supporting roles in NEIGHBORS, GROWN-UPS 2, THE DELIVERY MAN, WHEN IN ROME, THE INVENTION OF LYING and ANNIE.

He will appear in the upcoming films STATEN ISLAND SUMMER (produced by Lorne Michaels), the indie comedy ADULT BEGINNERS, and SISTERS (starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler). Moynihan will also play a lead role opposite his SNL co-star Taran Killam in the comedy BROTHER IN LAWS.

In feature animation, Moynihan lent his voice to MONSTER’S UNIVERSITY and worked with Pixar again on their upcoming film INSIDE OUT. He will also voice a character in Illumination Entertainment’s THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS.

Moynihan performs regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York.


Cecily Strong - "Amber the Ex"

Cecily Strong returns to "SNL" for her third season.

Strong earned rave reviews for her "Weekend Update" character "The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation with at a Party," which Rolling Stone hailed as an "instant classic." Her recurring character of a ditzy porn star-turned-aspiring-pitchwoman that she plays alongside Vanessa Bayer has already become an audience favorite. Strong has also co-hosted "Weekend Update" alongside both Seth Meyers and Colin Jost.

In Chicago, Strong improvised regularly at iO and served as an understudy for the Second City Main Stage and E.T.C. shows. She performed as a member of the Second City national touring company and has also appeared at the Chicago SketchFest, Chicago Just for Laughs, the New York Sketch Fest and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Strong can be seen in upcoming films "Staten Island Summer" and "The Bronze." She also voices several characters in "The Awesomes," the Hulu original series created by Seth Meyers.

Cecily Strong was raised in Oak Park, Illinois, and has a BFA in theater from the California Institute of the Arts.


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Gil Ozeri - "Dan"

Originally from New York City, Gil Ozeri is a comedian, writer and actor now based in Los Angeles. Most recently Gil was an executive story editor on Fox’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine and prior was a writer on ABC's Happy Endings, on which he's also appeared. Gil starred in the 2014 Comedy Central pilot Duty and the 2012 NBC pilot Friday Night Dinner. He's also written and appeared on Adult Swim's NTSF:SD:SUV. Gil has performed at the UCB Theatre in shows like Hot Sauce, Death by Roo Roo and the acclaimed ASSSSCAT as well as the Montreal Comedy Festival in 2007 and 2011.


Kate Flannery - "Principal Miller"

Kate Flannery played Meredith the drunk for 9 seasons on NBC’s The Office. Her original comedy lounge act, the Lampshades plays all over the country (and Hollywood) regularly. NY audiences have seen her in Nora Ephron’s “Love, Loss and What I Wore, Valley of the Dolls” as Neely O’Hara at the Circle in The Square and singing with Jane Lynch in her new cabaret act. Kate can be seen in the soon to be released Sundance hit, COOTIES with Elijah Wood.  Kate stars as Assistant Principal Gruber in the upcoming film TENURED, which will premiere at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. www.thelampshades.com.


Marceline Hugot - "Joyce Lowry"

Marceline Hugot has just finished work on Kelly Reichardt's next film presently shooting in Montana.

In post-production, Marceline can soon be seen playing a recurring role in Starz's TV series FLESH AND BONE as well as in an episode of Starz's series POWER. She also appears in this upcoming season of Showtime's JACKIE which has just begun airing.

Most recently Marceline played the role of Gladys in HBO's series THE LEFTOVERS and has also appeared in the 1st episode of this year's THE BLACKLIST.

Her most recently released film was THE LAST 5 YEARS. Other films of note in which she appears are COLD COMES THE NIGHT, THE DICTATOR, I DON'T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT, OUR IDIOT BROTHER, JULIE AND JULIA, THE MESSENGER, UNITED 93, FUR, TO WONG FOO THANKS FOR EVERYTHING JULIE NEWMAR, PERSONAL VELOCITY, and OFFICE KILLER.

Her favorite comedic role, however, was Kathy Geiss on 30ROCK who sprung, fully loaded, out of the creative mind of Tina Fey.


Kevin Dunn - "Darren Lowry"

Kevin Dunn has a vast resume that includes numerous motion picture and television roles. Kevin can be seen creating laughter as a series regular on Veep alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Ben, the president’s chief of staff, which returns April 12th for Season Four and will begin production for Season 5 this Fall.

Kevin Dunn recently joined the cast of KEEPING UP WITH THE JONSES, the Greg Mottola directed pic scripted by Michael LeSieur. Laurie MacDonald and Leigh Kittay are producing the film for Fox 2000 and production is set to begin in April in Atlanta. Kevin will play Carl Pronger, a very serious security officer at American Dynamics, who doesn’t trust Jeff (Galifianakis) when he claims his neighbors are up to something, however gets excited when he realizes that Jeff may have actually discovered something true. The cast includes Jon Hamm, Zach Galifianakis, Isla Fisher, Matt Walsh.

Dunn also filmed a guest star role in CBS’s new medical drama pilot “Code Black” created by and executive produced by Michael Seitzman and directed by David Semel. Code Black tells the story of an Emergency Room with an influx of patients so large there is not enough resources to care for every patient that passes through. Dunn plays Dr. Bill Taylor, the Director of the Emergency Department alongside Marcia Gay Harden, Luis Guzman, and Raza Jeffrey.

In addition to this film this film, Dunn is also in ASHBY which will also be premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival this spring ASHBY. Ashby tells the story of high school student Ed Wallis who enters into a friendship with his neighbor, Ashby, a retired CIA assassin who only has a few months left to live. Dunn stars alongside Nat Wolff and Emma Roberts as Coach Bruton.

 


Peter Grosz - "Dr. Mark Sonderskov"

 Peter Grosz began his comedic training at iO Chicago, performing with the improv ensemble Preponderate and co-creating the successful shows JTS Brown and Four Square. He then wrote and performed in four reviews on The Second City’s ETC stage. Films include THE WEATHERMAN, THE PROMOTION, and STRANGER THAN FICTION, and television shows include Key and Peele, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Inside Amy Schumer and a recurring role on Veep. He has written for Late Night With Seth Meyers and won two Emmy Awards writing for The Colbert Report. He can be heard as a frequent panelist and occasional guest host on NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me and has been the co-star of a national commercial campaign for Sonic Drive-In since 2002.