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Kyra Sedgwick will produce and star in a new comedy for HBO, Deadline reports.

Sedgwick is teaming with The New Adventures of Old Christine creator Kari Lizer for the as-yet-untitled project, a single-camera, half-hour comedy. Lazar is writing and both are executive-producing.

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The project tells the story of Kate (Sedgwick), a former nun in the San Mateo chapter of the Sisters of Mercy who becomes disillusioned with the church and walks out. The former "Sister Katherine" now finds herself coming of age and trying to live life as an ordinary woman, Deadline reports.

Sedgwick previously starred on TNT's The Closer. Will you watch the new show?

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