Michael Imperioli to star in ABC comedy ‘St. Francis’

By Chelsea Lewis ,

Michael Imperioli has joined the cast of the upcoming comedy from ABC, St. Francis. Imperioli is most known for his role on the HBO drama, The Sopranos.

The Sopranos star will be playing the role of a blue-collar Long Island police officer that is very straight laced. He is forced to change his ways when his sister becomes pregnant.

Imperioli will be playing the lead role in the upcoming comedy, Deadline reported.

Chris Moynihan wrote the script for the upcoming pilot which will be produced as a multicamera pilot. Ron West and Kelly Kulchak will be serving as executive producers on the show, Variety reported. Tagline will be working on ABC to produce the pilot.

Imperioli has worked with ABC before on Life on Mars and Detroit 187. He is currently working on the upcoming seventh and final season of Showtime's Californication. Imperioli has a major role on the show.

No release date or series order has been announced for St. Francis.

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