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Michael Rooker (“The Bone Collector”) is set to co-star with Jean-Claude Van Damme in the indie feature “Replicant,” lensing next month in Vancouver. Rooker can currently be seen in Fox 2000’s “Here on Earth.” He’s repped by the Gersh Agency’s Bob Gersh and Paul Rosicker, and by manager Erik Kritzer of Kritzer Entertainment.

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Adam Kaufman, who recurs on The WB’s “Dawson’s Creek,” has been tapped as the lead in Bedford Falls Prods.’ “The Only Living Boy in New York,” a one-hour pilot from “thirtysomething” producers Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz for Fox. Kaufman is repped by Endeavor and Handprint Entertainment.

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Wendy Farrington (“Cupid”) has signed to play Wayne Knight’s (“Seinfeld”) wife in an untitled Carsey-Werner pilot for NBC. She’s repped by Mitchell K. Stubbs & Associates in L.A. and Stewart Talent Management in Chicago.

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Matthew Glave (“The Wedding Singer”) will portray Mark Wahlberg’s brother in the Warner Bros. feature “Metal God.” He’s also set to star in the CBS pilot “The Rocky Laporte Show” for Paramount/CBS Prods. Glave is repped by Gabrielle Krengel at Susan Smith & Associates and Mark Armstrong at Sanders Management.

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Jennifer Irwin (“Superstar”) will join Ellen DeGeneres and Tim Conway in the untitled DeGeneres pilot for CBS. Irwin is repped by Todd Eisner and Chris Schmidt of Writers & Artists and managed by Maureen Taran of The Barry Katz Entertainment Group.

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Bryan Kirkwood (NBC’s “One World”) is set to play the lead in indie writer-helmer Gregg Araki’s (“The Doom Generation”) MTV skein “This Is How the World Ends.” Kirkwood also co-stars with Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz in Columbia’s “Charlie’s Angels.” He’s repped by Julia Buchwald at Don Buchwald & Associates and managed by Tom Parziale of Visionary Entertainment.

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