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Bill Pullman is about to enter familiar territory: The White House. Pullman -- who played President Thomas J. Whitmore in the 1996 film "Independence Day" -- will again play the nation's chief executive in NBC's upcoming pilot "1600 Penn." Also read: White House Comedy From Obama Speechwriter, "Book of Mormon" Star Gets NBC Put Pilot Commitment The pilot, which is co-created and executive-produced by former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett, "Book of Mormon" star Josh Gad and "Modern Family" writer Jason Winer, will revolve around a dysfunctional presidential family. "John Tucker Must Die" and »

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