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‘Slumdog’ star cast in Sorkin HBO pilot

Dev Patel set for supporting role

EXCLUSIVE:Slumdog Millionaire” star Dev Patel has been cast in Aaron Sorkin’s drama pilot for HBO.

Patel joins the impressive roster of names set for “More As This Story Develops,” including Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Alison Pill, Sam Waterston and Olivia Munn. Set in the world of cable news, “Develops” will also feature Patel as a series regular who works at the channel.

Since breaking out in the Oscar-winning “Slumdog,” Patel has also starred in “The Last Airbender.” While this may be his first U.S. series, the Indian-born actor was in the Brit hit “Skins.”

Greg Mottola is on board to direct the pilot, which has Alan Poul, Scott Rudin and Sorkin as executive producers.

Patel is repped by UTA and U.K.-based Curtis Brown.

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