John Lithgow has been tapped to star in the NBC comedy pilot Twenty Good Years, while Barry Sonnenfeld is set to direct ABC's comedy pilot Notes From the Underbelly.

Additionally, The Hollywood Reporter says Jay Mohr is set to star in another NBC comedy pilot, Community Service, with Christopher Wiehl also cast; Alicia Witt will play the title role in Fox's comedy pilot More Patience; Justine Bateman has joined ABC's untitled Patricia Heaton comedy pilot; Marisa Coughlan has landed one of the leads in ABC's untitled sisters comedy pilot, lifting the contingency on the project; and Johnny Lewis has nabbed the lead in another ABC comedy pilot, Southern Comfort.

In other pilot-casting news, Eion Bailey has joined CBS' Orpheus, Tim Daly is set to co-star in CBS' untitled Steinbergs drama, Abraham Benrubi has joined ABC's one-hour Men in Trees, John Patrick Amedori has been added to Fox's drama Vanished, and Kevin Rahm has come aboard NBC's comedy Alpha Mom.

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Brian B.