Andrew Rannells
(© Tristan Fuge)
Andrew Rannells
(© Tristan Fuge)
Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells will guest star on the upcoming HBO comedy Girls, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The series, which is scheduled to debut on April 15, is created by star Lena Dunham, who will play a young woman in New York struggling to find her independence.

In related news, it has also been reported that Rannells has signed a talent deal with 20th Television and NBC that would include starring in a possible new sitcom from Ryan Murphy and Ali Adler about a gay couple and the woman who becomes their surrogate as they start a family.

Rannells is currently starring on Broadway in The Book of Mormon, for which he received a Tony Award nomination as Best Actor in a Musical. His other stage credits include Hairspray and Jersey Boys.