Dakota Johnson Cast As The Lead Of Fox Comedy Pilot 'Ned Fox Is My Manny'

Dakota Johnson Ned Fox Is My MannyEXCLUSIVE: Dakota Johnson has landed the lead in Fox’s comedy pilot Ned Fox Is My Manny. The single-camera project centers on an uptight single mother (Johnson) whose aimless brother (Nat Faxon) moves in to help raise her daughter (Maggie Jones). Johnson replaces Saturday Night Live‘s Abby Elliott, who was originally cast in the role but was released after the table read. Interestingly, at 24, Elliott was considered young for the part (it was written as a 26-year-old), and Johnson is two years younger at 22, but I hear she impressed the producers with her audition. (more…)

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