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ABC Comedy Project Casts Rosie Perez Deadline

ABC’s single-camera comedy pilot “An American Education” has cast Rosie Perez to star opposite Jack Whitehall, reports Deadline.com.

The comedy, which is based on the BBC Three series “Bad Education,” will feature Perez playing Rita Gomez, the tough vice principal of a San Diego public school.

Whitehall will reprise his role as a young man, now a British transplant, who becomes an unorthodox teacher.

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