A brand new ABC family sitcom is making waves before it even hits the air. According to Entertainment Weekly's Ausiello Files, actor Edward Norton has signed on to guest star on Modern Family.

The site is reporting that Norton will guest star in a November episode which will feature him portraying the bassist of a band that Julie Bowen's Claire hires for a surprise anniversary party for her husband Phil, portrayed by Ty Burrell.

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Norton and Burrell are longtime friends, starring on the off-Broadway stage together and also in Norton's film The Incredible Hulk. Modern Family premieres September 23 on ABC.