Rob Corddry Will ‘Spy’ For ABC

The “Childrens Hospital” star will headline an adaptation of the British comedy series.

Blair Marnellby Blair Marnell

Move over Phil Coulson. You’re not the only special agent in contention for ABC’s fall schedule.

Rob Corddry has been signed to star in ABC’s “Spy;” which will adapt the British TV series of the same name. Corddry will portray Tim, a father who inadvertently joins the secret service because he wants to prove his worth to his highly intelligent son.

“Spy” was created by Simeon Goulden and it first appeared on Britain's Sky1 network in 2011. Goulden also wrote the new U.S. version of “Spy’ and he will executive produce the potential series alongside Jimmy Mulville of Hat Trick Productions.

Corddry is best known for his stint as a correspondent on “The Daily Show” and for starring and co-creating “Childrens Hospital” on Adult Swim. Corddry has also appeared in Hot Tub Time Machine, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay [pictured above], W., Butter and Seeking a Friend for the End of the World.

Additionally, Corddry has recently guest starred on “Community,” “Happy Endings” and “Ben & Kate.”