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Lizzy Caplan Doesn't "Care About Your Band"

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Lizzy Caplan Doesn't "Care About Your Band"

Having just ended a greatly under-appreciated two-year run on the Starz sitcom "Party Down," Lizzy Caplan is poised to take her talents to HBO for a new series on the pitfalls of dating.

"I Don't Care About Your Band," based on Julie Klausner's memoir of the same name, would be produced by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Gary Sanchez for HBO. Caplan is also helping develop the project and would likely star, reported Deadline.

The book is "a breathy, vernacular-veering-into-vulgar, spastically woe-filled account of her youthful heartaches falling for guys who were just not that into her. Chronologically arranged, the brief, zippy anecdotes move from her preadolescent sexual awakenings, poring over Stallions magazine during sleepovers with her girlfriends, through the unsavory details of sleeping with a gallery of losers throughout her 20s," according to Publisher's Weekly. Sounds vaguely familiar...

Caplan has been on the verge of stardom for a few years now. Early in her career she was part of two projects that would produce an amazing amount of stars power, first with a four-episode run on "Freaks & Geeks" and then as the Goth chick at the mall in "Mean Girls." But her path to stardom has been paved with number of middling series and bad films.

In the past two years she's finally started to gain some traction, first during a brief stint on "True Blood" starting in 2008. Then in 2009 she began starring opposite Adam Scott on "Party Down," a hilarious sitcom about a bunch of folks working for a second-rate catering company while struggling to make it in Hollywood (you can find it on Netflix). And earlier this year she made a scene-stealing appearance as John Cusack's love interest in "Hot Tub Time Machine."

In addition to being likable and funny, she's also pretty hot, making her a favorite among people who obsess about this stuff.

She's currently filming "High Road," about a small-time pot dealer who has to go on the run when a sale goes bad.

Caplan can next be seen playing James Franco's girlfriend in "127 Hours," about a mountain climber who has to amputate his own arm after being pinned under a rock, and in "Queens of Country," as a young woman who finds an iPod filled with her favorite country music, who then decides its owner must be her true love. Both are due out next year.

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