*Echo Kellum, the breakout co-star of Fox’s recently-cancelled freshman series “Ben & Kate,” is set to co-star opposite Sean Hayes in NBC’s multi-camera comedy, the untitled Sean Hayes/Victor Fresco project.
According to Deadline.com, the show centers on Sean (Hayes), who must figure out how to parent his 14-year-old daughter, who just moved in, while navigating a temperamental new boss at work.
Kellum will play Hunter, Sean’s passionate coworker at an online retail company who in his spare time is a musician, artist, photographer and poet. Linda Lavin plays Sean’s mom.
Kellum is a regular after getting cast as a guest star in another NBC comedy pilot, “The Gates.”