Tony Hale

Veep and Arrested Development star Tony Hale will guest-star on NBC's About a Boy adaptation, Entertainment Weekly reports.

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Hale will play Hugh Womple, the father of Marcus (Benjamin Stockham) and the ex of Fiona (Minnie Driver). Though Hugh didn't appear in the 2002 film starring Hugh Grant, his character was featured in Nick Hornby's original novel.

The comedy stars David Walton as Will, the immature single guy who befriends Marcus.

About a Boy premieres on Saturday, Feb. 22 after Olympics coverage on NBC.