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Casey Wilson To Star In 'Marry Me' From 'Happy Endings' Creator

HAPPY ENDINGS - 'Forget who gets to keep the ring - when a couple splits, the real question is, who gets to keep the friends?
HAPPY ENDINGS - 'Forget who gets to keep the ring - when a couple splits, the real question is, who gets to keep the friends? In this modern comedy, a couple's break-up will complicate all of their friends' lives and make everyone question their choices. When life throws you for a curve, hold on tight to the people you love. From executive producers Jamie Tarses, Jonathan Groff, Anthony & Joe Russo, and co-executive producer David Caspe, 'Happy Endings' examines the complex network of long-term friendships. The pilot was written by David Caspe and directed by Anthony & Joe Russo. The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios.' (Photo by Adam Taylor/ABC via Getty Images) ZACHARY KNIGHTON, ADAM PALLY, CASEY WILSON, ELIZA COUPE, DAMON WAYANS JR., ELISHA CUTHBERT

Casey Wilson has been cast as the female lead in "Happy Endings" creator/ showrunner David Caspe's new NBC comedy "Marry Me."

Wilson, who is engaged to Caspe in real life, will play a young woman named Annie who gets engaged to boyfriend Jake. She and her fiance quickly realize betrothed life is a little more difficult than they thought it would be. Annie, the emotional type, is perfect for Wilson. Jake will be her logical counterpart.

NBC must be on a Wilson kick because the network already picked up "Mason Twins," a pilot from Wilson and her writing partner June Diane Raphael. Both "Marry Me" and "Mason Twins" are single-camera comedies, but "Mason Twins" follows two fraternal twin sisters who were estranged for 15 years. They reconnect when the city-living sister's life falls apart and she returns to her suburban hometown.

Wilson is the latest "Happy Endings" star to land a new show after the sleeper hit was canceled in May 2013. Eliza Coupe, in addition to a guest role on Showtime's "House of Lies," was cast as the lead on USA's "Benched." Adam Pally has been dropping jokes left and right as a bro-tastic doctor on "The Mindy Project" and Damon Wayans Jr. returned to "New Girl" in its third season.

Happy endings for Wilson, indeed!

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