Dylan McDermott joins Dog FightAmerican Horror Story star Dylan McDermott has joined the cast of Dog Fight for Warner Bros. and director Jay Roach.

Dylan McDermott will play Tim Wattley, a political consultant who runs the congressional campaign for a South Carolina candidate (Zach Galifianakis). We reported on Monday that Jason Sudeikis will star alongside Will Ferrell, Sarah Baker, and Katherine LaNasa.

Jay Roach is directing Dog Fight from a script by Shawn Harwell and Chris Henchy. Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jay Roach, and Adam McKay are producing.

Production will begin in November, although Dylan McDermott will start shooting in December after he wraps on American Horror Story.