Eureka star Colin Ferguson has boarded Fox's new comedy pilot, Like Father.

The show comes from Bill Lawrence's real-life experience and centers on a father-son relationship. The actor plays the father Van Lyons, nicknamed "The Hurricane" for his bombastic personality. After his wife dies, Van moves into his son Will's campus apartment.

Phill Lewis is set to play Van's best friend with Kevin Michael Martin portraying Will's roommate and best friend.

The project is being written, directed, and produced by Bill Lawrence.