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Matthew Perry to star in new version of ‘Odd Couple’

Matthew Perry to star in new version of ‘Odd Couple’

MATTHEW PERRY: He will be a part of the new "Odd Couple." Photo: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew Perry is going to star in a new version of “The Odd Couple.”

Perry will play Oscar Madison, the role made famous by Jack Klugman on TV and Walter Matthau in the movies.

He’s the messy one. Felix Unger hasn’t been cast yet.

Perry will also co-write and executive produce the series for CBS.

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