Fred Willard

Christopher Guest HBO Series 'Family Tree' Picks Up Fred Willard, Michael McKean and Ed Begley Jr.

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 26, 2012 02:00 PM
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It's no secret that certain directors have a stable of actors they work with in an almost religious capacity. Tim Burton can't seem to do anything without Johnny Depp or Helena Bonham Carter, Wes Anderson has Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman, and so on, and so forth. So when HBO announced that famed mockumentary director Christopher Guest was to develop his own series, was it any surprise that Fred Willard, Michael McKean and Ed Begley Jr. would eventually be on board as well?