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NBC has found its man-child. David Walton, who this week completed an arc on Fox's New Girl, has been tapped to star in NBC's reboot of the 2002 Hugh Grant feature About a Boy, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Parenthood's Jason Katims will pen the pilot adaptation of Nick Hornby's novel and the film. The single-camera comedy follows the relationship between a bachelor man-child and the young boy who moves in next door with his crazy, single mother. Story: TV Pilots 2013: The Complete Guide Katims will executive produce the Universal Television effort alongside Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jane

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