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Bang, Bang! Bill Hader Is Going to Get You As a Hitman in HBO Sitcom Pilot for Barry

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Bill Hader will be wearing a lot of hats for HBO, as he plans to write, direct, and star in a sitcom pilot called Barry where he plays a former Marine and low-rent hitman. Silicon Valley executive producer Alec Berg co-wrote the pilot and will also produce alongside Hader. The pilot is the result of a development deal that Hader signed with the network back in 2014, which Deadline reports will have a lonely and dissatisfied Barry traveling to L.A. to kill someone, only to discover “an accepting community in a group of eager hopefuls within the L.A. theater scene.” See? Improv saves lives!

Bill Hader to Play a Hitman for HBO Sitcom Pilot