The writer-producer-director is playing a "smooth-talking gold digger" who gets in the middle of a fight between Annie (Alison Brie) and Abed (Danny Pudi). He will also be reuniting with Breaking Bad's Jonathan Banks, who is playing a criminology professor in 11 episodes this season. Vince Gilligan's episode will be shot this week, debuting in late winter or early spring.
We reported last month that Season 5 of Community will debut on Thursday, January 2 with two back-to-back episodes from 8 PM to 9 PM. Other confirmed guest stars for Season 5, which also marks the return of ousted creator/showrunner Dan Harmon, include Walton Goggins, Nathan Fillion, Robert Patrick, Paget Brewster, Kumail Nanjiani, Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Katie Leclerc, Ben Folds and Arrested Development creator Mitchell Hurwitz.