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Kal Penn joins Vince Gilligan's 'Battle Creek' on CBS
Kal Penn is the first actor to be cast in Vince Gilligan and David Shore's CBS drama "Battle Creek."
The Michigan-set drama focuses on a detective and an FBI agent who become unlikely partners. Penn will play the local detective, according to Deadline.com.
The project, which has a 13-episode commitment, is Gilligan's first TV project since ending "Breaking Bad," but it will be run by Shore, who previously worked with Penn on "House."
In addition to reuniting Penn and Shore, "Battle Creek" reunites Penn with CBS, where he starred in the quickly cancelled fall comedy "We Are Men."
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