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Exclusive: After taking a risk and putting his career on hold for two years and having his character killed on House so he could work in the Obama White House, Harold & Kumar‘s Kal Penn has regained his stride nicely. After a stint on How I Met Your Mother, Penn has broadened his presence in TV, hosting the Discovery Channel competition series The Big Brain Theory and next month shooting the pilot for an untitled sitcom that had the working title of Ex Men. Penn will star with Tony Shalhoub in a laffer about four guys of varying ages who’ve been dumped by their mates and bond when they move into an apartment complex. He’s also booked a trio of feature films. He’s starring in The Sisterhood Of Night, playing a guidance counselor in an upstate New York town where some high school girls have formed a »


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