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Cuba Gooding Jr. is Guilty.

The Oscar-winning actor has landed the lead role in Greg Berlanti's legal pilot Guilty.

After being falsely convicted of fraud and stripped of his legal license, William "Billy" Remz (Gooding), a brilliant, morally questionable defense attorney, uses his unorthodox methods to solve the cases he's been prohibited from handling and to ultimately exact revenge on the man who set him up.

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Marc Guggenheim will write and executive-produce with Brothers & Sisters' Berlanti and McG.

Gooding, who won the Academy Award for his performance in Jerry Maguire, is also well-known for his roles in As Good as It Gets, Men of Honor and Pearl Harbor.