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Sarah Michelle Gellar's siblings cast for HBO pilot: We're liking the family

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Gellarcorddryparker_lJust when we started wondering what was up with Sarah Michelle Gellar’s HBO pilot, The Wonderful Maladys, announced last September, word comes of more casting: Nate Corddry (Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, United States of Tara) and Molly Parker (Deadwood, Swingtown) will play her siblings. The show, written for Gellar by screenwriter Charles Randolph (The Interpreter, The Life of David Gale), revolves around three dysfunctional adult siblings who lost their parents at an early age. Gellar is the middle child, previously described by Randolph as having “a kind of zealous immaturity — like a drug addict with a to-do list”; Corddry is the baby, now a bookish grad student; Parker is the eldest Malady, now a therapist.

I’m loving this family for multiple reasons: I’m a Gellar fan, who thinks she knows a good TV show when she sees it (and belongs on it). Corddry makes me believe that the half-hour show will be a dark comedy. And Parker has me betting that it will actually get a series order. (Also, don’t they all sorta have the same nose and cheekbones?)

Are you psyched?

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addCredit(“Gellar: Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage.com; Corddry: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images; Parker: Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage.com”)