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7 Dream Castings For Ellen Degeneres's NBC Comedy Series

NBC has given One Big Happy the greenlight for a pilot episode. We have casting ideas — all the casting ideas.

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Ellen Degeneres is working on a new comedy series for NBC, One Big Happy, that will feature a lesbian lead character.

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Degeneres is set to serve as executive producer on the comedy alongside out writer Liz Feldman, who is behind the current CBS show 2 Broke Girls. The plot will follow the story of a gay woman and her straight male best friend. The two decide to have a baby, just as her friend falls in love and decides to get married.

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No names are attached to the project, so maybe we can put forward a few suggestions:

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Straight Best Friend: Jon Hamm

Imaginary Scene: Hamm asks Leibert for sex advice when it comes to pleasing the ladies and is shocked by what he learns.

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Straight Best Friend: Jason Biggs

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Imaginary scene: Jason Bigg's girlfriend doesn't understand the relationship he has with Raven and believes he is cheating. She tries to prove they are "just friends" and makes things worse.

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Pair her with New Girl's Jake Johnson and this is a done deal.

Imaginary scene: After getting in a fight with his fiancée, Johnson crashes on Caplan's couch — unaware that she has a woman over.

Who would you pick for your own dream cast?

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