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Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan join 'Masters of Sex' pilot

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Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan have signed on to star in the Showtime pilot Masters of Sex.

The series is an adaptation of Thomas Maier's book Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love.

Michael Sheen, Index on Censorship and Free Belarus Now event in the Serpentine Gallery, Hyde Park

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Lizzy Caplan

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Lizzy Caplan



Sheen will star as Masters, while Caplan will portray Johnson. Sheen replaces Paul Bettany, who exited the pilot in early January.

Caplan previously starred in a number of TV series, including Party Down and True Blood, while Sheen has appeared in a variety of films, such as The Queen and The Twilight Saga.

Bettany was first reported to be in talks for the Showtime pilot in November.

Watch a clip from Lizzy Caplan's latest film Bachelorette below:

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