'3rd Rock' Star Joins Chuck Lorre's New CBS Comedy Deadline

Chuck Lorre is loading up on talent for his new CBS sitcom project. reports that the multicamera project, “Mom,” has added French Stewart, best known for his long run on “3rd Rock from the Sun.”

“The project, which Lorre co-wrote with Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker, stars Anna Faris as Christy, a newly sober single mom who tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley,” Deadline reports.

Stewart will appear in the pilot as Chef Rudy, the quick-to-anger chef at a fancy Napa Valley eatery.

Also on board are Allison Janney and Nate Coddry.