Michelle Pfeiffer to Star in Morning-News Series

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Can you see the resemblance? Photo: Getty Images

If it feels like you haven't seen much of Michelle Pfeiffer lately, it's because she's appeared in just nine films in the last decade. But it looks like she's about to become a mainstay on our TV screens. Variety reports that Pfeiffer is set to star in a morning-news comedy series, executive-produced by Katie Couric. And though the show isn't attached to any network just yet, the former Today show co-host is said to be shopping it around to HBO, Showtime, AMC, Netflix, and Amazon. The show's being described as "a comedic look behind-the-scenes of a morning news show," which, given Couric's own morning-news history, pretty much means it'll be a biopic in TV-series form. The only question is who will play the Bryant Gumbel and Matt Lauer to Pfeiffer's Couric? Fingers crossed this turns out better than The Newsroom.