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Christian Slater has been cast as the lead in Fox's untitled comedy pilot about a group of computer hackers, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Slater, who will also serve as the pilot's producer, will play a charismatic renegade, who is the leader of group of twentysomething geniuses who crack security systems. Trevor Moore has also been cast in the project from writer Adam F. Goldberg as the team's womanizing intelligence and reconnaissance head.

If the series is picked up, this would be Slater's third show in three years after NBC's My Own Worst Enemy and ABC's The Forgotten.