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Louis C.K., Albert Brooks join forces for animated comedy pilot at FX

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Louis C.K. is bringing his voice to more comedy at FX.

And this time, the comedian has reteamed with Albert Brooks, his costar in the upcoming animated big-screen movie The Secret Life of Pets, for an animated comedy pilot, FX confirmed on Monday.

The pilot for the untitled series will be created, written, and executive-produced by C.K. and Brooks, who will voice the two lead roles. No other details about the show are being released at this time. 

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C.K., who currently stars in Trumbo, has strong ties with the cable network. In addition to starring in his currently-on-hiatus Louie, he is an executive producer of the Zach Galifianakis comedy Basketswhich debuts Jan. 21, and Better Things, the upcoming comedy starring his Louie castmate Pamela Adlon. (His production company, Pig Newton, has an overall deal with FX.)

This marks the first TV creation for Brooks, the Broadcast News alum who currently stars in Concussion. He has voiced animated characters on screens big and small, including Finding Nemo and The Simpsons. He is also in the voice cast of The Little Prince, which hits theaters in March.