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Sarah Michelle Gellar to Star Opposite Robin Williams in New Comedy

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 07: Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar visits the SiriusXM Studios on February 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 03: Sarah Michelle Gellar at The CW 2011 Summer TCA Party at The Pagoda on August 3, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/WireImage) Photo: Neilson Barnard/2012 Getty Images

Even though her fun-loving housewife pilot for 20th Century Fox was nixed, Deadline reports that the studio wanted to keep Sarah Michelle Gellar around. They’ve cast her as Robin Williams’s daughter in a new CBS comedy pilot called Crazy Ones. All we know about the show so far is that it’s written and produced by Ally McBeal creator David E. Kelley and focuses on the ad industry. So, Buffy meets Mork & Mindy meets Mad Men until further notice.

Sarah Michelle Gellar in Robin Williams Comedy