Jack Carpenter, who stared on the NBC comedy pilot Lipshitz Saves the World, has been tapped to star in Comedy Central's Held Up. According to The Hollywood Reporter, he will also star on the Fox midseason replacement The Return of Jezebel James.
Held Up will revolve around a bored bank teller whose life takes a drastic turn after he is robbed by two different teams of crazy bank robbers. Aaron Hendry, Bree Turner, and Jeremiah Birkett will also star in the series.
The Return of Jezebel James will follow the adventures of Sarah, to be played by Parker Posey. She is a successful book editor who asks her estranged younger sister to carry her baby for her. Carpenter will play the younger sister's boyfriend.