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Patrick Fugit, best known for playing the boy-wonder rock journalist in Cameron Crowe's 2000 feature Almost Famous, has lined up a regular TV gig, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The actor, 27, is joining Debra Messing in ABC's comedy pilot Wright vs. Wrong, the trade paper reports.

Debra Messing a right fit for ABC's Wrong

In the show, the 41-year-old Messing — who won an Emmy during her eight-year run on Will & Grace — plays Evelyn Wright, a Type-A conservative commentator who tries to maintain her public persona despite personal vulnerabilities. Fugit is inked in to play her contributing writer, a liberal New York University graduate.

Melissa Rauch has been cast as her naïve personal assistant.