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Childrens Hospital star Rob Corddry has landed the lead in ABC's Spy pilot, has learned.

Based on the British series of the same name, Spy is a half-hour, single-camera comedy about the well-intentioned father (Corddry) of a highly intelligent and verbal son, who also happens to be his complete opposite. Dear old dad inadvertently takes a job at the secret service in order to prove himself a worthy father.

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Simeon Goulden, who created the original series, will write and executive-produce alongside Jimmy Mulville and Helen Williams.

Corddrey, a Daily Show alum, is also well-known for his roles in Hot Tub Time Machine and Happy Endings.