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NBC has found David Walton's new leading lady. Minnie Driver has been tapped to co-star the network's About a Boy comedy adaptation, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Story: TV Pilots 2013: The Complete Guide 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 named Will (New Girl's Walton) and the young boy who moves in next door with his crazy, single mother, Fiona. Driver will co-star as Fiona, Marcus' eccentric and quirky mother who is attempting to find herself following a recent divorce. She's

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