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Matthew Perry's 'Odd Couple' Remake Gets Pilot Order

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Matthew Perry attends NBCUniversal's 2012 Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) | JORDAN STRAUSS/INVISION/AP

Felix and Oscar took a big step forward to being back in prime-time.

CBS has greenlit a pilot for its "The Odd Couple" remake starring Matthew Perry. There’s no story details yet, with CBS simply saying the project based on Neil Simon’s Broadway classic about two mismatched roommates — the perfectionist Felix Unger (not yet cast) and lackadaisical Oscar Madison (Perry). There’s previously been a 1965 play version, a 1968 film and a 1970-75 series (starring Jack Klugman and Tony Randall).

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