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FX Orders Comedy ‘The Bear’

Former 'Shameless' Star Jeremy Allen White Leads the Cast

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Netflix has greenlit “The Bear”, a half-hour comedy about a young chef (Jeremy Allen White, “Shameless”), who returns to Chicago to run the family restaurant. The cast also includes Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ayo Edebiri, Lionel Boyce, Abby Elliott, Liza Colón-Zayas, and Edwin Gibson and Matty Matheson in recurring roles.

“The Bear” is executive produced by Joanna Calo (“Bojack Horseman”, “Undone”), Hiro Murai (“Atlanta”) and Nate Matteson (“Station Eleven”) of Super Frog, Christopher Storer (“Ramy”) and Josh Senior. Matty Matheson is a consulting producer.

The number of episodes ordered has not been confirmed.