Notting Hill star Rhys Ifans is set to join Philip Seymour Hoffman’s new TV comedy, Trending Down.

Seymour Hoffman takes the lead in the pilot for Showtime about a man who questions his life after his ad agency is taken over, reports Deadline.

Ifans is set to play the boss of the lead character Thom Payne.

He has also signed on to play Mycroft Homes in the second season of Elementary starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu and was most recently seen in The Amazing Spider-Man.