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HBO orders Bill Hader hitman comedy from Silicon Valley producer

The hitman has been hired.

HBO confirmed on Thursday that it has ordered a first season of Barry, a comedy starring Bill Hader as a former Marine making a living as low-rent hitman in the Midwest. Unhappy with his life, he travels to Los Angeles to off someone, only to find an “accepting community in a group of eager hopefuls within the LA theater scene.”

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Barack Obama bio casts Boyhood, Straight Outta Compton stars

For Barry, the upcoming biopic about young Barack Obama’s time at Columbia University, filmmakers have turned to someone who knows a thing or two about boyhood. EW has confirmed that Boyhood star Ellar Coltrane has joined the cast of Barry, along with fellow new addition Jason Mitchell (Straight Outta Compton).

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HBO orders Bill Hader hitman pilot

Bill Hader played a police captain in the season premiere of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, but now he’ll be on the wrong side of the law.

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