BREAKING IN (working title): Oz (Christian Slater, second from R) heads up Contra Security, a group of uniquely skilled oddball geniuses and high-tech security experts who help keep corporations safe from security breaches, in the new half-hour comedy BREAKING IN (working title) airing this fall on FOX. Also pictured L-R: Odette Yustman, Bret Harrison, Alphonso McAuley and Trevor Moore. ©2010 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Joe Viles/FOX
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Deadline TV’s Nellie Andreeva reports that Fox has picked up comedy pilot Breaking In for mideseason, with a seven episode order. The workplace comedy starring Christian Slater is rumored to be paired with Raising Hope, replacing the low-rated Running Wilde.
Will it be three strikes and you’re out or the third time is the charm for Slater who has swung and missed in recent years, most recently with The Forgotten on ABC and before that My Own Worst Enemy on NBC.