Fox comedy ‘Animal Control’ adds Ravi Patel to cast

By | October 30, 2022

Ravi Patel is the latest addition to the cast of Fox’s upcoming series “Animal Control.”

Patel joins previously announced series stars Joel McHale and Vela Lovell. According to the single-cam show’s official tagline, “A workplace comedy follows a group of animal control workers whose lives are complicated by the fact that animals are simple, but people aren’t.”

Patel plays the role of Emmit Patel, “an animal control officer and a busy family man with more family responsibilities than he bargained for. His partner Victoria has a different lifestyle than his, they might as well be from different planets.

Patel recently appeared in the hit CBS comedy “Ghosts” as well as the English-language French film “The Valet.” His other recent credits include “Wonder Woman 1984,” “Ravi Patel’s Pursuit of Happiness” for HBO Max and “Bhaag Beanie Bhaag” for Netflix, both docs he created. He has also appeared in shows such as “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Master of None” and the Fox comedy “Grandpa.” Next, he will be seen in the Showtime series “Three Women” as well as the FX limited series “Justified: City Primeval.”

He is repped by Buchwald, Mainstay Entertainment and Jorn Levin Barnes Krynzman.

“Animal Control” was originally ordered by Fox in June. It’s expected to debut on Fox in mid-season. The show will be Fox’s first fully owned live-action comedy. It comes from writers and producers Bob Fisher, Rob Greenberg and Dan Sterling, and Tad Quill is executive producing. McHale will also executive produce in addition to the stars. Produced by Fox Entertainment Studios.

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