Comedian Richard Lewis most recently known for his role on Curb Your Enthusiasm has joined the cast of Seth MacFarlane’s new live action comedy series Blunt Talk Deadline Hollywood has learned. The new comedy airing on Starz will star Sir Patrick Stewart as Walter Blunt a rarely sober Englishman out to conquer the world of American cable news. The series will follow the results of his poor decision making in both his professional and personal lives. Lewis will play Blunt’s therapist.
McFarlane is best known for his animated series such as Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show and has recently began to branch out into live action efforts with films such as Ted and A Million Ways to Die in the West. Sir Patrick Stewart is famous for his roles as Captain Jean Luc Picard in Star Trek the Next Generation and as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men Franchise of films. Sir Patrick Stewart has also tweeted a teaser for the new series.
— Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) January 23, 2015