Matthew Perry by Jim Spellman/ WireImage.com
Matthew Perry and veteran producer Peter Tolan (
The Larry Sanders Show
) are teaming to produce
The End of Steve
, a Showtime pilot in which TV's onetime Friend will star.
As reported by
, Perry will play the host of a local talk show who, thoroughly embittered whenever the cameras are off, strives to find professional and personal happiness - including but not limited to romance with the station's morning show host.
Showtime entertainment president Robert Greenblatt, who has been trying to develop a project with Tolan for two decades, calls this opportunity "a twisted match made in heaven." -
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