29 January 2013 2:33 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Rob Corddry (Warm Bodies) is set to star as the lead in a U.S remake of the UK’s Sky 1 comedy drama Spy. According to Deadline, the U.S. channel ABC is producing a comedy pilot based on the popular series.

In the UK version, Spy centres on Tim, played by Darren Boyd (Four Lions), a nice but dim father, who is in a custody battle with his ex-wife for their highly intelligent son. Tim quits his job and applies for a job as a civil servant doing data entry, but discovers during the interview that he has somehow been offered a job as a trainee spy for MI5. Simeon Goulden who wrote the original UK version has also written the U.S. pilot.

Corddry, who was once a correspondent on the popular satirical U.S news program The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has gone on to create, »

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