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A brief roundup of today's pilot deals... - Minnie Driver has joined David Walton ("Bent") in NBC's potential series adaptation of "About a Boy," the Nick Hornby novel that was turned into a 2002 film starring Hugh Grant. Jason Katims ("Parenthood") is penning the comedy pilot, which like the book and movie will center on a "man-child" named Will (Walton) who befriends a young boy living next door with his kooky, recently-divorced mother Fiona. Driver will play the Fiona role in the single-camera pilot, which has "Iron Man" director Jon Favreau on board to direct. Unlike the book and film, the »

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