Guido Cast in NBC’s Comedy Series “Welcome to the Family”

Fabrizio Guido is being welcomed into the family…

The 13-year-old Mexican and Italian American actor, who recently made his film debut in the Brad Pitt-starring blockbuster film World War Z, has been cast in NBC’s Welcome to the Family.

Fabrizio Guido

Guido will portray the younger brother of the series’ male lead, Awkward’s Joey Haro, on the single-camera comedy from Mike Sikowitz and Sony Television.

He replaces Aramis Knight, who was originally cast in the role.

Guido’s other credits include the Italian film Miele, which was screened at the Cannes Film Festival.

Welcome to the Family will premiere on NBC on October 3.

NBC Orders Latino-Themed Comedy Pilot

It looks like NBC could give its viewers a look at the comedy that ensues when two cultures clash…

The network has given the green light to the single-camera comedy pilot Welcome to the Family, which was formerly called Chuey & Me.

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Written and executive produced by Rules Of Engagement executive producer Mike Sikowitz, the comedy project chronicles how two cultures collide when a white family and a Latino family are bonded together by their children who fall in love followed quickly by an unplanned pregnancy.

No word yet on who will star in the comedy pilot.