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  • Pilot Season: Rainn Wilson Lands Lead in CBS Drama from Bones Creator

  • Rainn Wilson has signed on for his first post-Office gig. The actor has landed the title role in CBS' drama pilot Backstrom, TVGuide.com has learned.
    The pilot is based on a Swedish book series about an overweight, offensive, irascible detective who ...
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  • Rainn Wilson has signed on for his first post-Office gig. The actor has landed the title role in CBS' drama pilot Backstrom, TVGuide.com has learned.
    The pilot is based on a Swedish book series about an overweight, offensive, irascible detective who tries and fails to change his self-destructive behavior. Dennis Haysbert will co-star as another detective opposite Wilson.
    Pilot Report: Get the scoop from all the major networks
    Creator Hart Hanson appears to be thrilled about the casting. "We got our Backstrom! And wow, he's a corker!" the Bones creator tweeted Sunday.
    What do you think of the casting? And are you looking forward to seeing Wilson in a dramatic role?
    View original Pilot Season: Rainn Wilson Lands Lead in CBS Drama from Bones Creator at TVGuide.com
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