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Shaun Evans, who's best known for playing a young Inspector Morse in ITV drama 'Endeavour', will take the lead role in a new comedy pilot to be made by Amazon.

'Cosmopolitan' will see him play Hal, an American struggling to come to terms with his recent divorce. The show is the brainchild of filmmaker Whit Stillman, who's responsible for the movie 'The Last Days of Disco'.

In 'Cosmopolitan', Hal travels to Paris with his two best friends: another American, and a European who's less than sympathetic. These supporting roles are yet to be cast.

Stillman will write, direct and executive produce the pilot.

Before then, Evans will be seen in the forthcoming feature 'War Book'.

'Cosmopolitan' is just one of the pilots Amazon is commissioning as part of its original programming. Others include 'Cocked', 'Mozart in the Jungle', 'The Outlaws', 'The Rebels', 'Red Oaks', and 'Transparent'.

Of these, 'Transparent' and 'Mozart in the Jungle' have been commissioned full series.

Amazon has also commissioned some drama pilots for this year: 'The After', 'Bosch', 'Hand of God', and 'Hysteria'. 'The After' – which is written and directed by Chris Carter from 'The X Files' – and 'Bosch' – based on a series of novels about a veteran homicide detective in the LAPD – have been commissioned series.

Previously, Amazon commissioned a full series of 'Alpha House' starring John Goodman. It centres on senators forced to share a house.



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