Chevy Chase to be regular on NBC's "Community"

It took 34 years, but Chevy Chase, one of the original "not ready for primetime players," is finally ready.

"Saturday Night Live" alum Chase has been tapped to co-star on the NBC comedy pilot "Community," marking his first potential full-time primetime series gig.

The Sony-produced "Community," which is being directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, is described as "Stripes" at a community college. It centers on Jeff (Joel McHale), a lawyer who is back in school after his college degree is deemed invalid.

Chase will play another student at the community college who has been married five times.

Chase did a multiepisode arc on ABC's "Brothers & Sisters" and also will recur on NBC's "Chuck" later this season.

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