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Anna Faris will star in Chuck Lorre's new sitcom pilot "Mom." According to TVLine, Faris will star as a single mom who is recently sober.

Lorre co-wrote "Mom" script with his "Two and a Half Men" colleagues Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker. The series takes place in Napa Valley.

Faris' other TV roles include "Entourage," where she played herself, "Friends," "King of the Hill" and a handful of TV movies. On "Friends," Faris played Erica, the mother of the twins Monica (Courteney Cox) and Chandler (Matthew Perry) adopt.

If it goes to series, "Mom" would be Lorre's fourth show on CBS. His other shows include "Mike and Molly," "The Big Bang Theory" and "Two and a Half Men."

Faris and her husband, "Parks & Recreation" star Chris Pratt welcomed a new baby, Jack, in April 2012.


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