Pilot News: Elisha Cuthbert Gets Happy in NBC's Ellen DeGeneres-Produced Gay/Straight Comedy

Elisha Cuthbert NBC Sitcom PilotFrom Happy Endings to a Happy possible new beginning?

Elisha Cuthbert has landed the female lead in One Big Happy, NBC’s Ellen DeGeneres-produced sitcom pilot about a lesbian, her lifelong male BFF and their newly complicated plan to make a baby together.

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In the multi-camera project, Lizzy (played by Happy Endings alum Cuthbert) and her straight male best friend Luke (2 Broke Girls‘ Nick Zano) live together and finally succeed in having a baby via artificial insemination — just as Luke meets and impulsively marries the love of his life (the yet-to-be-cast Prudence).

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DeGeneres is exec-producing the pilot with production partner Jeff Kleeman, director Scott Ellis and writer Liz Feldman (2 Broke Girls).