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Mandy Moore to star in US remake of BBC Three's 'Pulling'

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Mandy Moore is to star in a US remake of BBC comedy Pulling.

Moore will play man-hungry Louise, who is desperate to land a husband, according to Deadline.

Mandy Moore

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Mandy Moore

Sharon Horgan

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Sharon Horgan



The original Pulling aired on BBC Three from 2006 to 2009 and starred Irish actress and comic Sharon Horgan as lead character Donna, with Rebekah Staton playing Louise.

ABC's remake will be helmed by Pitch Perfect director Jason Moore and the pilot episode has been written by Bad Teacher scribes Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky.

Last year, Moore was attached to another ABC comedy pilot, but her sitcom Miss Most Likely was not picked up to series.

Original Pulling star Horgan is also developing at pilot at ABC this season, with plans to co-write and star in the workplace comedy Bad Management.

> ABC pilots: Network greenlights Pulling adaptation, three new dramas

Watch a clip from the original Pulling below:

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