Jon Heder Exits Comedy Central Sitcom
Jon Heder has dropped out of the sitcom he was set to headline for Comedy Central, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
"Comedy Central, Gary Sanchez Productions and Jon Heder have mutually decided to part ways over creative differences with the character," the actor's rep said in a statement. "Jon wishes the show nothing but success, and is very grateful for the opportunity."
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The as-yet-untitled series, produced by Will Ferrell's Gary Sanchez Productions, revolves around an unemployed IT specialist who moves back in with his parents and younger brother.
Two weeks ago, Saturday Night Live alums Chris Parnell and Horatio Sanz joined the series as a burned-out high school teacher and an ex-convict, respectively. Production on the 10-episode season was set to start this month with a target on a summer premiere.
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A rep for Comedy Central had no further information.
Heder's exit was first reported by Entertainment Weekly.