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‘The Mentalist’ Star Simon Baker Signs New Deal with Warner Bros. TV

Deadline reports that The Mentalist star Simon Baker has finalized a new deal with Warner Bros. Television.

His contract is now said to be worth upwards of $30 million, which adds another year to his current six-year commitment to the show. The actor, who plays Patrick Jane on the CBS series, will also be credited as a producer starting in Season 5, and he will also receive a bigger cut of the back end revenue.

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Simon Baker and Paul Bettany Taking a Look at ‘Margin Call’ According to The Hollywood Reporter, Simon Baker (The Mentalist) and Paul Bettany (Legion) are in talks to join Margin Call. This independent film will examine the recent financial crisis.

J.C. Chandor wrote and will direct this film set around employees of an investment bank during a roller coaster 24-hour period amidst the 2008 financial collapse.

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