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Veronica Mars alum Ryan Hansen has been cast in the NBC comedy pilot Friends with Benefits, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

FlashForward actress tapped for NBC comedy pilot

The series follows five twentysomethings who are perfectly content with having friends with benefits until they find their ideal partners. Ben (Hansen), who's waiting for his Ms. Perfect, is happy with his relationship with Sara (Danneel Harris), a doctor on a quest for her Mr. Right.

Hansen, who also co-stars in Starz' Party Down, replaces Patrick J. Adams, originally cast for the role.