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Exclusive: Eion Bailey (ER) has been cast as the male lead opposite Mira Sorvino in TNT‘s drama pilot Trooper produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Trooper centers on Kj Flaxton (Sorvino) a recently divorced female state trooper who is as unconventional at work as she is at home raising her three kids. Her partner on the job is James Burk (Bailey), a widowed father who has a much more by-the-book approach to policing. Bailey, repped by Gersh and the Susan Smith Co., recurs as August Booth/Pinocchio on ABC’s Once Upon A Time. He also recently recurred on USA’s Covert Affairs. Liza Lapira (Don’t Trust The B—-) has been cast as a lead opposite Rebel Wilson on Wilson’s ABC comedy pilot Super Fun Night.  The project, executive produced by Conan O’Brien, was originally developed as a multi-camera sitcom for CBS last season. After it didn’t make the cut, »

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