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Comedian Patton Oswalt is developing a comedy project at FOX. Oswalt, who currently recurs on “United States of Tara,” would play a recently divorced guy who’s re-entering the single life; he’s also co-writing it with Scott Aukerman (“Mr. Show”). [Vulture]
Eric McCormack could be headed back to TNT. He’s in negotiations to star in “Perception,” about an eccentric neuroscientist who consults with the FBI. McCormack starred in the network’s short-lived “Trust Me” a couple seasons back. [Deadline]
Jason Lee will reunite with “My Name Is Earl” creator Greg Garcia later this season when he guests on an episode of Garcia’s new show “Raising Hope.” Lee will play a washed-up rock star who’s been reduced to playing a gig at the grocery where Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) works. [FOX]
“Too Big to Fail,” HBO’s Curtis Hanson-directed movie about the financial meltdown of 2008, has added two more well-known actors to its cast. Bill Pullman will play JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, and Matthew Modine will play former Merrill Lynch chief John Thain. [Deadline]
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