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Barry Sonnenfeld Directing Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Dead Boss’

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Barry Sonnenfeld is poised to direct Fox‘s half-hour pilot Dead Boss, from Wbtv and Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment. An adaptation of the BBC3 series, Dead Boss is a comedic mystery that finds overachiever Helen Stephens (Jane Krakowski) wrongfully convicted of murdering her boss and forced to rely on her train wreck of a sister (Justine Lupe) to prove her innocence. This marks a reunion for Sonnenfeld and Kaplan — Sonnenfeld directed former agent Kaplan’s first pilot as a producer, ABC comedy Funny In Farsi. The Man In Black helmer most recently directed the CBS’ Beverly Hills Cop pilot last season.
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Several Last-Minute Pilot Castings

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Maz Jobrani (Better Off Ted) and Georgia Engel (Everybody Loves Raymond, Mary Tyler Moore) have joined the CBS comedy pilot Vince Uncensored starring Michael Chiklis and Elizabeth Perkins. The multicamera comedy, from Warner Bros and Conan O'Brien's Conaco, centers on Vince (Chiklis), a family man who experiences a medical problem and starts to speak the truth and live in the moment much to the chagrin of his family. Jobrani will play his contracting partner, who is unnerved by Vince’s new uncensored verbosity. Engel will play Vince's mother, who moves in with him after separating from her husband. Actor-comedian Jobrani, repped by Apa and Levity, is a founding member of the Axis of Evil standup troupe and toplined ABC's comedy pilot Funny In Farsi last season. Dharma & Greg alumna Mimi Kennedy is set to co-star opposite Becki Newton and Gerald McRaney in CBS' untitled Filgos family comedy pilot. It
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