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Meg Ryan to Headline ‘Picture in Paris’ Comedy at EPIX

Proposed Sitcom Waiting for Official Series Order

Meg Ryan will headline a potential upcoming comedy series for EPIX called “Picture in Paris,” which is a TV adaptation of Brad Hall’s short film of the same name and follows an empty-nester who abandons the suburbs for Paris. Comparably, this would be Ryan’s first regularly scheduled TV stint since short-lived ABC western “Wildside” in 1985. More recently, she has guest-starred on Lisa Kudrow’s “Web Therapy.”

Hall will write and direct the TV series adaptation, which he will executive produce with Ryan, Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor. eOne is the studio and the sitcom, which is expected to get a straight-to-series order and will potentially be filmed in France if it does move forward.

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Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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