- Kal Penn has landed a role in ABC comedy pilot "Prairie Dogs"
- The show is about a lowly cubicle worker who has his identity stolen
- Penn left his role on "House" to work for the Obama administration in 2009
Kal Penn could be returning to a regular TV series role.
The "Harold & Kumar" and "House" actor has landed a role in ABC's comedy pilot "Prairie Dogs."
The show is a single camera sitcom from Jackie and Jeff Filgo ("That '70s Show," "The New Adventures of Old Christine") about a lowly cubicle worker named Neil (Penn) who has his identity stolen, only to like the fake life he's been given more than the boring one he was living.
He enlists a con man to help him change his life.
Penn joins the previously cast Michaela Watkins ("Saturday Night Live") in the ABC pilot.