Is Patton Oswalt leaving NBC's 'Beach Lane'?
Exclu: There's been a shakeup on NBC's comedy pilot "Beach Lane."
Sources say talented comedian Patton Oswalt is out of his co-starring lead role after a table read Tuesday.
Oswalt was just cast earlier this week in the multi-cam project alongside Matthew Broderick and Kristen Johnston.
One source added that producers have offered Oswalt another part instead, but it's unclear at this time if Oswalt is interested in staying on the show in a different role.
Oswalt was set to play James, a slacker with inherited
wealth who's given the job of running a small Hamptons newspaper.
James hires a renowned journalist (Broderick) to help turn the
Whether Oswalt ends up in "Beach Lane" or not, the man deserves an HBO stand-up special, as anybody who's seen his live act or picked up "Werewolves and Lollipops" can attest.
UMS and Oswalt's reps had no comment.
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