06/27/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Matthew Perry Developing Pilot, Will Play An Egomaniac

Former "Friends" star Matthew Perry will play a talk show host in "The End of Steve," a dark comedy he is developing at Showtime.

The premium cable network has ordered a pilot for the project, which Perry is writing and executive producing with Peter Tolan, the co-creator and executive producer of the FX drama "Rescue Me."

Perry's title character is an egomaniac who is on a reluctant path to redemption.

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