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Matthew Perry is hoping to be there for you again with a new comedy series.

The 40-year-old will star in, co-write and executive-produce the yet-untitled project to be produced by Sony Pictures TV, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Perry will play a self-involved manager of a sports arena who starts to rethink his life as he hits The Big Four-O.

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The show will reteam him with director and executive producer Thomas Schlamme, with whom Perry worked on Friends

, The West Wing and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.

Matt LeBlanc to star in Showtime and BBC's Episodes

Perry, who recently starred in the Showtime comedy pilot The End of Steve, is pitching the project to networks this week. Should one snap it up, he would be the third Friend returning to TV, following Courteney Cox in Cougar Town and Matt LeBlanc in the upcoming Showtime/BBC series Episodes.