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Denis Leary's company plans slew of TV projects

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Denis Leary and Jim Serpico’s Apostle Films is readying several projects to work on after Rescue Me ends its run in 2011, Variety reports. Projects include an hour-long comedy-drama at CBS which will star Michael Rapaport as a social worker. At Fox, Apostle has a half-hour comedy, Extended Family, about a family that takes in foster children. The company also plans to work with FX again on a drama about televangelists; and at Spike, Apostle has a hockey league project, and at USA it has Partners in Crime, about private eyes who used to be married, and Scales of Justice, about an overweight New Orleans ex-cop. The shingle’s deal with Sony also includes developing a new police procedural based on the film Gattaca.