UPDATED: Zooey Deschanel
is near a deal has signed a deal to star in a Fox comedy pilot that had a risque title.
The 500 Days of Summer and Weeds actress
is in talks for has been cast in an ensemble comedy that was originally sold under the name Chicks and Dicks.
The 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment project from writer-producer Liz Meriwether (No Strings Attached) has been simply described as an ensemble series about the sexual politics of young men and women.
Along with ABC’s Don’t Trust the Bitch in Apt. 23, it’s one of a few scripts that sold during pilot season with attention-getting titles that are expected to change if the show makes it to air.