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Pilot Intel: Dermot Mulroney to headline NBC's 'Rockford Files' update

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dermot-mulroneyImage Credit: Noel Vasquez/Getty ImagesThe case of who’ll succeed James Garner in NBC’s Rockford Files remake has been cracked… by me!

Sources confirm that Julia Roberts’ erstwhile BF, Dermot Mulroney, has been tapped to play iconic detective Jim Rockford in the David Shore-produced reboot.

The project marks Mulroney’s first major foray into series television. Nothing like making a big splash your first time out!