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Catherine Keener and Sally Hawkins Join Charlie Kaufman's FX Pilot 'How and Why'

In January it was announced that Charlie Kaufman was developing an FX pilot with Michael Cera and John Hawkes attached to star, and today Variety reports that Catherine Keener and Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine) have also signed on to star in the project. If How and Why gets picked up to series, Keener will be billed as a guest star and Hawkins will be credited as a series regular, though the details of their characters are being kept under wraps. The single-camera comedy follows a man who knows a lot about nuclear physics but nothing about life and begins shooting this April. Keener and Kaufman have worked [...]

Michael Cera and John Hawkes to Star in Charlie Kaufman's FX Comedy Pilot

Charlie Kaufman is working on a new project for TV and has some interesting names attached. According to Variety, Michael Cera and John Hawkes are both set to star in How and Why, a half-hour comedy pilot for FX that "revolves around a brilliant man who understands nuclear physics but is clueless about how life works." The pilot will be filmed sometime this spring, and Kaufman will produce with his Eternal Sunshine collaborator Anthony Bregman.

Kaufman's had a few recent projects that didn't didn't come to onscreen fruition, including an HBO comedy starring Catherine Keener and Frank or Francis, a feature film starring Jack Black, Elizabeth [...]