20th Television is developing a pilot for a brand-new multi-camera comedy. The project, which is currently going by the working title “Shifting Gears,” will star Tim Allen and Kat Dennings, both of whom will also be producing it.

This new pilot is going to star Tim Allen, who will be playing the lead role of Matt, who is the stubborn, widowed owner of a classic car restoration shop. When Matt’s estranged daughter Riley, who is played by Kat Denning, who is now divorced and forced to move back in with her dad’s house, along with her two teenage kids.

Variety has revealed that Daryl “Chill” Mitchell and Froy Gutierrez, have joined the cast of “Shifting Gears”.

Daryl “Chill” Mitchell will be playing the role of Ed, who is described as “a former Marine. He’s a mechanic at the shop and ‘work husband’ of Frankie.” He has previously starred in “NCIS: New Orleans”, “Brothers” and “Galaxy Quest”.

Froy Gutierrez will be playing the role of Nick, who is said to be “Matt’s son and Riley’s younger brother. He’s a game coder but put his life on hold to come home and help his father at the shop.” Froy has previously starred “Teen Wolf” and “Cruel Summer”.

Mike Scully and Julie Thacker Scully are writing the show. They will also executive produce along with Marty Adelstein, Becky Clements, Richard Baker, and Rick Messina. Also executive producing and directing the series is John Pasquin, who has previously worked on “Home Improvement” and “The Santa Clauses”.

“Shifting Gears” is being developed as a pilot for ABC, so should the pilot get picked up for a series, we should expect to see it released on the ABC linear channel, along with Hulu and Hulu On Disney+ in the United States, and released as a Star Original exclusively on Disney+ internationally.

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