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by Alison Willmore
January 25, 2013 10:22 AM
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HBO Orders a Pilot From Jay and Mark Duplass

Mark Duplass in 'The Mindy Project' Michael Becker/FOX

Jay and Mark Duplass are headed to HBO. The premium cable channel has order a pilot from the filmmaking brothers, for a half-hour comedy called "Togetherness" about two couples living under the same roof.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Duplasses will write, executive produce and direct the pilot, with Stephanie Langhoff from their Duplass Brothers Productions company as co-executive producer. Neither brother is set to appear on screen.

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Since their 2005 feature debut "The Puffy Chair," the Duplass brothers have carved out careers that have included both smaller indies ("Baghead") and bigger films ("Jeff, Who Lives at Home") as well as small screen work -- Mark is a regular on FX comedy "The League," and both siblings have been making guest appearances on Mindy Kaling's Fox series "The Mindy Project" in what's been Jay first real acting gig. "Togetherness," if ordered to series, would be their first TV project as writers/creators.

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