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Liv Tyler joins Damon Lindelof's 'The Leftovers' pilot

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Liv Tyler has joined the cast of The Leftovers, Damon Lindelof’s HBO pilot based on Tom Perrotta’s book of the same name. The Lord of the Rings actress will star alongside Justin Theroux, EW has confirmed.

In the post-apocalyptic story, Tyler plays Meg, who is recruited to join a cult following the Rapture, while Theroux is Kevin, a chief of police.

Peter Berg (Battleship, Friday Night Lights) is set to direct the pilot.

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