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Cheyenne Jackson is set to co-star opposite Jeffrey Tambor in Amazon Studios‘ comedy pilot The Onion Presents: The News. The project, from The Onion’s Will Graham & Dan Mirk, is described as a fast-paced scripted comedy set behind the scenes of The Onion News Network that shows just how far journalists will go to stay at the top of their game. Jackson will play Cameron, a rising younger anchor who threatens the rein of veteran anchor David Everett (Tambor). Jackson, repped by ICM Partners and The Schiff Co., most recently co-starred in Bryan Fuller’s NBC pilot/special Mockingbird Lane and the indie Price Check. He will next be seen opposite Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in HBO’s Behind The Candelabra. Australian actress Bojana Novakovic (Edge Of Darkness) has landed a role opposite Greg Kinnear in the Fox comedic drama pilot Rake. Based on the Australian series, Rake, from »

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