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Liev Schreiber has been tapped to star in Showtime's new drama Ray Donovan, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Scream and Salt actor will portray the titular character, a professional fixer for the rich and famous in Los Angeles who's unable to escape his own family issues.

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The project comes from Southland creator Ann Biderman, who will executive-produce along with Mark Gordon (Grey's Anatomy, Criminal Minds) and Bryan Zuriff. The drama is expected to begin production in early 2012.