Christopher Meloni Cast to Star in Bill Lawrence Pilot

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Christopher Meloni has been cast to star in the comedy pilot from Bill Lawrence and Justin Halpern. Currently untitled, it's based on Halpern's book I Suck at Girls. Meloni will play a no-nonsense doctor who decides to take a more active role with his kids when his wife decides to return to law school. Meloni, who is maybe best known for his dramatic work in shows like Oz and Law & Order: SVU, has shown comedic chops from time to time, most famously in Wet Hot American Summer. In other news, the talking can of vegetables is still waiting to hear back about a few auditions he went out on last week.