Scoop: Dane Cook Developing NBC Sitcom

In what marks his first foray into network television, actor-comedian Dane Cook has inked an overall talent deal with NBC with an eye towards developing a half-hour sitcom for the 2012-13 TV season.

In addition to his stand-up work, Cook has appeared on the big screen in Good Luck Chuck, Dan in Real Life and Mr. Brooks. His small screen credits include guest stints on Louie, Hawaii Five-0 and Suddenly Susan.

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