Deadline reports that Ken Marino (“Childrens Hospital,” “Party Down”) is joining the cast of the Danny McBride-starrer, playing Guy Young, a middle-aged athlete who’s still living large and partying every weekend. Marino is scheduled to appear in all eight episodes of Season 4.
The series has also added Tim Heidecker (“Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!”) in a recurring capacity as Gene, a neighbor of Kenny Powers’ who’ll likely be a thorn in the baseball player’s side. He’s described has having “nothing in common with Kenny and [lacking] even a basic sense of humor.”
“Eastbound & Down’s final season, which began filming on June 7 in North Carolina, will premiere on Sept. 29 at 10:30 p.m. on HBO.
Are you looking forward to the additions of Marino and Heidecker to the cast?