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Christian Slater has been cast opposite Steve Zahn in the ABC drama pilot Influence, has learned.

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From Awake creator Kyle Killen, the project tells the story of two brothers who head an agency that uses the science of human motivation and manipulation to solve its clients' problems. Slater will play Ross, a charming, brilliant schemer who believes he's come up with a business model that can make him and his team millions. He's the brother the brother of Zahn's character, who recently was released from prison after serving two years for fraud.

Do you think the actors will make good on-screen siblings?