Funnyman Jack Black is continuing his expansion into every available medium. He’s already conquered the movie scene–and with starring roles in films by Stephen Chow and Richard Linklater, that doesn’t look to be changing anytime soon–and has built a significant following with his band Tenacious D, who have recently written a song for the new Heavy Metal movie. Next up, he’s heading to television in his first non-cameo role, not counting his three-episode stint on HBO.

The project is based on A.J. Jacobs‘ nonfiction book The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment, and is about “a man fixated on self-improvement who takes on difficult experiments and lifestyles, all of which makes things tough on his family”. Learn more after the break. Read More »