Michael Rosenbaum

SyFy has ordered a comedy pilot script from Smallville alum Michael Rosenbaum, the network announced Friday.

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The single-camera half-hour project follows the lives two former actors on a popular science-fiction show, played by Rosenbaum and Jonathan Silverman (Weekend at Bernie's), who hit rock bottom and work together to get their lives back on track.

Rosenbaum is best known for his role as Lex Luthor on Smallville.