Ian Gomez is ready for night school…
The 55-year-old Latino actor isset to co-star opposite Shanola Hampton in NBC’s multi-camera comedy pilot Night School, based on the hit 2018 Universal movie.
The project hails from Marlon co-creator Christopher Moynihanand the film’s star-producer Kevin Hart, producer Will Packerand director Malcolm D. Lee.
Penned by Moynihan, NBC’s Night School revolves around a unique mix of adults at a night school GEDprep class who unexpectedly bond over their shared experience and find themselves helping one another both inside and outside of the classroom.
Gomez plays Luis Flores, a somewhat cynical guy with a chip on his shoulder. The role was played in the movie by Al Madrigal.
Hampton plays Carrie Dawes, a high school teacher who doesn’t suffer fools and takes no prisoners. The role was played by Tiffany Haddishin the movie.
Gomez, a scene-stealer on Cougar Town, recently recurred in the Appledrama series The Morning Show and co-starred on CBS comedy series Living Biblically.
In features, he was last seen in Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell and will next appear in the comedy Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar, as well as the Hulu drama The Ultimate Playlist of Noise.