John Goodman is near a deal to co-star inDownwardly Mobile, the NBC comedy pilot starring Roseanne Barr as the outspoken proprietor and den mother to an array of characters at a mobile home park.
Goodman, who played Roseanne's loyal husband Dan Conner for nine seasons on the ABC comedy from 1988-1997, will play one of the guys who work at the park.
Barr is writing and executive producing the multicamera pilot, from 20th Television, alongsideEric Gilliland, a former writer and executive producer on Roseanne. John Argent, Barr's boyfriend who appeared on her Lifetime unscripted series, will also exec produce.
Roseanne was a ratings performer for the network, ranking as the most-watched show in the U.S. from 1989-1990 and landing in the top 20 for eight of its nine seasons, according to Nielsen.
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