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Doug Liman will direct a comedy pilot for MTV as part of his production company's new two-year development deal with Universal Cable Productions, Variety reports.

Liman, the director of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, will direct a half-hour comedy pilot titled I Want My Pants Back.

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The show, written by David Rosen, centers on a group of twentysomething guys as they reluctantly begin to make adult decisions. Production begins at the end of the month.

Liman's company, Hypnotic, currently produces USA's Covert Affairs.