Who hasn't wanted a show based on Rob Schneider's life?
Well, now we're getting one: The Saturday Night Live alum has signed with CBS to star in and produce a comedy loosely inspired by his life, Deadline reports. The as-yet-untitled show will focus on a solitary man who marries into a huge Mexican-American family.
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The projects marks Schneider's first series regular TV role in 13 years. After a four-year stint on SNL
, the comedian starred on NBC's remake of the British sitcom, Men Behaving Badly
, which was canceled in 1997 after two seasons.
Schneider, who has most recently been seen in such Adam Sandler films as Grown Ups
and Bedtime Stories
, will produce the new show with his brother, John Schneider. Lew Morton (SNL
), and Eric and Kim Tannenbaum will executive-produce, and Morton will also write the project.