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HBO Searching for Signs of "Intelligence"

Pay cabler HBO has announced that it is developing a scripted workplace comedy series entitled Intelligence, to star Bradley Cooper (Alias, Kitchen Confidential) and Patton Oswalt (The King of Queens).

The comedy pilot, created by Flight of the Conchords' Michael Patrick Jann, revolves around an elite government counter-intelligence agency whose operatives are disguised as "disgruntled civil servants."

Jann will write and direct the potential series; he'll also executive produce alongside stars Cooper and Oswalt. Oswalt and Jann are certainly no strangers to one another: both have worked on Comedy Central series Reno 911!

Personally, I love the idea about a comedy in which the nation's defense is in the hands of two public servants who seem just so frustrated with their jobs. It almost makes me feel a little better about bureaucratic red tape.

Comments

This definitely sounds like it has potential. It will be good to see Bradley Cooper in something. I'm still sad that Kitchen Confidential didn't have more of a chance. I think it could have been a fun show.

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