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Jeffrey Tambor to Star in a New Amazon Pilot for The Onion

Last year, online retailer Amazon began developing six comedy pilots to be released streaming a la Netflix's recent push to produce its own original programming, and beloved comedic actor Jeffrey Tambor has just been cast in one of Amazon's new pilots, Deadline reports. Tambor will star in The Onion Presents: The News, a comedy that takes place behind the scenes of The Onion News Network. His character is David Everett, the network's oldest and most respected anchor who fears his job is being threatened by a younger journalist named Cameron, whom he hates. The show is created by Will Graham & Dan Mirk (The Onion News Network, The [...]