Mike Vogel of Cloverfield fame has been cast as the lead in Living Loaded. Living Loaded a single-camera comedy pilot from It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia creator/star Rob McElhenney and the show’s executive producer Rob Rosell that is currently being produced for fox.
The show will be based on the book of the same name by Dan Dunn. The story centers on Dan, played by Vogel, the loose partying blogger of the popular Living Loaded blog who is forced to change his career plans when he becomes an NPR radio host.
For Vogel, the casting will likely sit in second position to the freshman ABC drama, Pan Am, on which he currently stars. Luckily for Living Loaded, Pan Am is unlikely to return.
Co-written by Rosell, McElhenney and Dunn, Living Loaded hails from FX Prods., where McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton’s company RCG has a production deal. McElhenney serves as showrunner and executive produces with Rosell, Day, Howerton, Nick Frenkel and Michael Rotenberg.
This is McElhenney and Rosell’s second comedy pilot for Fox following the 2009 Boldly Going Nowhere. Rosell and McElhenney are also behind the new FX series Unsupervised, the animated series about two teenagers navigating adolescence without adult help.