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News about new TV pilots continue to pour in, and NBC and CBS have added talent to two of their most high-profile projects.  First, David Walton (NBC's "Bent") has been selected to star in NBC's "About A Boy," a single-camera comedy pilot based on the Nick Hornby novel of the same name. The book was previously turn into the hit 2002 film starring Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hoult. Jason Katims ("Friday Night Lights," "Parenthood") will produce, with Jon Favreau ("Iron Man") directing. Walton will play a well-to-do bachelor who strikes up anode friendship with his new neighbors, a young boy and his eccentric »

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