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NBC has found its boy. 1600 Penn's Benjamin Stockham has landed the key role of Marcus in the network's adaptation of About a Boy, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. 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 Universal Television single-camera comedy follows the relationship between a bachelor man-child named Will (New Girl's David Walton) and the young boy named Marcus who moves in next-door with his crazy, single mother, Fiona (Good Will Hunting's Minnie Driver). Stockham, who plays Xander Gilchrist -- the young son of the president --

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