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Pilot Season: Which actors need shows now?

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Frielwyle_lBuried deep within a Hollywood Reporter piece announcing the casting of Men in Trees‘ James Tupper in the NBC hospital dramedy pilot Mercy was an interesting tidbit about the most sought-after actors this pilot season. According to the trade, ER vet Noah Wyle, far left (who returns to the show Feb. 19, and who, PopWatch has previously noted, is still hot), and Pushing Daisies‘ Anna Friel have received about six offers each. Others presented with multiple scripts include Dirty Sexy Money‘s Peter Krause and My So-Called Life‘s Claire Danes, who is reportedly interested in returning to television.

Who do you want to see land a pilot — stat?

I see your Peter Krause, and I raise you a James Spader.

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