Rob Reiner to act in NBC's 'Everyday Life'

March 1, 2004 at 1:58 PM

LOS ANGELES, March 1 (UPI) -- Hollywood veteran Rob Reiner has been tapped to star in a new NBC comedy, "Everyday Life," which he also will produce and direct.

Oscar winner Mercedes Ruehl will play Reiner's wife in the Universal Network TV improv comedy about a young couple, both therapists, and the man's parents (played by Reiner and Ruehl) who also are therapists, the Hollywood Reporter said Monday.

In other casting news, Ana Gasteyer has joined NBC's "The Friendlys," Marcia Cross landed the last lead role in ABC's "Desperate Housewives," Greg Germann and Busy Philipps were cast in NBC's comedy "Foster Hall," and Ben Feldman was chosen for the lead in the WB Network comedy "Robbing the Cradle."

Yancey Arias joined the cast of the CBS drama "Wanted," Jill Ritchie has come on board Fox's comedy "Lucky Us," and Melinda McGraw was cast in CBS' comedy "Center of the Universe."

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