Kat Dennings, 'Sex and the City' vet team on CBS comedy pilot
'Two Broke Girls' comes from Michael Patrick King and Whitney Cummings
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Yesterday, Kat Dennings
was turning heads by finally popping up in footage from "Thor." Today, Dennings is positioned to topline a high-profile comedy pilot for CBS
According to Deadline.com
, Dennings has signed on to play one of two leads in "Two Broke Girls
," a pilot from "Sex and the City" showrunner (and feature writer-director) Michael Patrick King and comedy "It" Girl Whitney Cummings.
The pilot focuses on two women from different backgrounds -- Max (Dennings) and Caroline) -- who are Brooklyn waitresses with a big business dream, who only need $250,000 to make their venture a reality.
TV credits for Dennings include a stint on "ER," plus a regular gig on the short-lived WB sitcom. She's much better known for features including "The 40 Year Old Virgin," "The House Bunny" and "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist."