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"Almost Famous" star Patrick Fugit has signed on for the ABC drama pilot "Reckless." Fugit will play the lead role of David, whose wife is imprisoned during a political uprising overseas. When the U.S. government stymies his efforts to secure her release in the name of diplomacy, David pursues less-than-legal solutions, crafting an elaborate scheme to topple a brutal dictator. The pilot, inspired by real events, is being written by Chris Black and executive-produced by Martin Campbell for ABC Studios. In addition to the Fugit casting, child "Bless Me, Ultima" actor Luke Ganalon »

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