Emma Roberts Cast in Delirium Pilot

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Emma Roberts is on her way back to the small screen.

The actress will play the lead in the Fox pilot Delirium, which is based on a series of young adult novels penned by Lauren Oliver.

The story takes place in a future where love is both illegal and erased via a unique procedure. But with three months to go before her treatment, Roberts' Lena falls for a dreamy young man.

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In other pilot casting news:

  • Patrick Warburton will anchor the CBS sitcom Jacked Up, portraying a retired baseball player adjusting to his new life.
  • David Walton will play the man who bonds with a much younger man in Jason Katims' NBC adaptation of the Nick Hornby book About a Boy.
  • James Wolk will appear in CBS' Crazy Ones, taking on the role of Zach Cropper, a copywriter at the ad agency where Robin Williams' main character works.

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