Patton Oswalt has been cast in the title role of Syfy's adaptation of the Grant Morrison/Darick Robertson series Happy!. First reported by Entertainment Weekly, Oswalt replaces the originally-cast Bobby Moynihan, who has jumped to a lead role in the new CBS sitcom Me, Myself, & I.
"[Happy! is about] the most cynical man on Earth teamed up with the most unlikely, optimistic creature available,” said Morrison
Law & Order: SVU's Christopher Meloni plays Nick Sax, opposite Oswalt's animated Happy.
Happy! is scheduled to debut sometime in 2018 on Syfy.