Hugh Laurie joins the cast of Armando Iannucci’s Veep

The House star has confirmed via tweet that he's acting in the satirical US sitcom "with the funniest and best cast on TV"

Hugh Laurie has joined Veep, the hit HBO sitcom that takes a very cynical and funny look at American politics. The House star tweeted the news today after he was spotted filming scenes for the fourth season of Armando Iannucci’s show which stars Seinfeld’s Julia Louis-Dreyfuss and Arrested Development’s Tony Hale.