Newswire: Patton Oswalt to play a “lovable movie nerd” on Hulu’s sci-fi anthology series

Last week, we reported that Joel McHale and Sarah Hyland had joined the cast of Dimension 404, Hulu’s upcoming episodic sci-fi anthology series, with Hyland playing a high school student in one episode who suddenly realizes that “boys are into her” and decides to see a movie “in a fresh, never-before-seen cinematic format” with her uncle. That’s a weird setup, but The Hollywood Reporter has filled in some details about it, namely that Patton Oswalt has just been cast as the uncle.

Apparently, Oswalt will be playing “a lovable movie nerd who worships at the altar of cinematic history” (if you can imaging him playing a role like that), and this new cinematic format will give viewers “a strange, perilous movie-going experience.” We still have no idea how that connects to the high school boys who are “into” Hyland’s character, but at least it seems like Oswalt …

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