Dean Norris To Co-Star In ‘United States Of Al’ CBS Comedy Pilot From Chuck Lorre

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Dean Norris To Co-Star In ‘United States Of Al’ CBS Comedy Pilot From Chuck Lorre
Exclusive: Claws co-star Dean Norris is set as a series regular opposite Adhir Kalyan and Parker Young in The United States Of Al, CBS’ multi-camera comedy pilot from The Big Bang Theory co-creator/executive producer Chuck Lorre, fellow Big Bang executive producers David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari, TV personality and scholar of religious studies Reza Aslan and Warner Bros. TV.

Written by Goetsch and Ferrari, The United States of Al is about the friendship between Riley (Young), a Marine combat veteran struggling to readjust to civilian life in Ohio, and Awalmir aka Al (Kalyan), the interpreter who served with his unit in Afghanistan and has just arrived to start a new life in America.

Norris will play Art, a veteran whose son, Riley (Young), a former Marine, and daughter Lizzie (Tbd), still live with him. Art understands the close bond Riley shares with Al (Kalyan), his Afghan translator, and warmly welcomes Al into his home.
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