Rachel Bilson will reunite with The O.C. creator-executive producer Josh Schwartz this pilot season after all: The actress is close to a deal to star in Hart Of Dixie, The CW’s hourlong pilot produced by the Gossip Girl duo of Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.
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Hart Of Dixie is a comedic drama centered on a young New York City doctor (Bilson) who inherits a medical practice in a small Southern town inhabited by an eclectic and eccentric group of characters.
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Earlier this development season, Bilson was attached to star in Ghost Angeles, a supernatural romantic comedy for NBC co-written by Schwartz; that pilot ultimately didn’t go forward.
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Bilson previously has done arcs on Schwartz’s NBC dramedy Chuck as well as CBS’ How I Met Your Mother, where she played a love interest for Ted Mosby.