Mandy Moore to Star Opposite Benjamin McKenzie on The Advocates

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And we have a new contender for pilot for which we've most excited!

Mandy Moore has been cast opposite Benjamin McKenzie on CBS' The Advocates, the network confirms, coming on board the drama as an attorney.

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Moore's character will team up with McKenzie's ex-convict in order to teeter on the edge of the law and fight for the underdog. Look for these two to possess some kind of connection.

Produced by Bruno Heller (The Mentalist), The Advocates will also star CCH Pounder, Esai Morales and Brit Morgan.

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