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Exclusive: Nate Corddry (Harry’s Law, Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip) has been tapped as the male lead in Chuck Lorre’s CBS comedy pilot Mom. The multi-camera project, which Lorre co-wrote on spec with two members of his Two And A Half Men team — executive producer Eddie Gorodetsky and story editor Gemma Baker — stars Anna Faris as Christy, a newly sober single mom who tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley. Corddry, repped by Wme and the Group Entertainment, will play Gabriel, the married boss with whom Christy is having an affair. Allison Janney co-stars as Christy’s mom. Corddry, who was pursued for multiple pilots, will next be seen in the features The Heat, In Lieu Of Flowers and Girl Most Likely and voices a regular role on the new Disney Xd animation series Tron: Uprising. Amanda Lund has landed the female lead opposite Craig Robinson »

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