The actor, 27, is joining Debra Messing in ABC's comedy pilot Wright vs. Wrong, the trade paper reports.
Debra Messing a right fit for ABC's Wrong
In the show, the 41-year-old Messing — who won an Emmy during her eight-year run on Will & Grace — plays Evelyn Wright, a Type-A conservative commentator who tries to maintain her public persona despite personal vulnerabilities. Fugit is inked in to play her contributing writer, a liberal New York University graduate.
Melissa Rauch has been cast as her naïve personal assistant.