Newswire: Kaitlin Olson and Lake Bell to play Cassius And Clay in new series from Archer creator

Driven by the success of Archer, FX is steering around the animated roadkill (Chozen and Unsupervised, anyone?) littering its lineup and moving forward with another pilot from Floyd County Productions, the company behind the hit spy spoof. This time it’s Cassius And Clay, an action/buddy comedy hybrid that sounds like a mashup of Laverne & Shirley and Mad Max: Fury Road.

Former Community writer Megan Ganz will co-write and executive produce the pilot with Archer creator Adam Reed and his Floyd County Productions partner Matt Thompson. It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’s Kaitlin Olson and Lake Bell (Children’s Hospital) have been cast as the titular duo, described as Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid-inspired bandits. Olson will play Ordwood Cassius, a drunk who runs her mouth opposite Bell’s Shopcarter Clay, an ace gunslinger. Cassius and Clay put up with and look out for each …

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