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Romany Malco has been tapped to star in Kevin Hart's ABC comedy pilot, has confirmed.

Based on Hart's life and stand-up, this untitled comedy asks the question: Can a man and woman ever truly be friends ... after they're divorced? The Weeds alum will play Derek, a personal trainer and something of an entrepreneur who is devoted to his children.

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Hart will executive-produce the pilot alongside Neil Goldman and Garrett Donavan, best known for their work on Community.

Malco's other credits include The 40 Year Old Virgin and No Ordinary Family.

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