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Alec Baldwin may play a “Rob Ford–like mayor” on TV

whos-noticing-us-nowHaving decided not to retire from public life after all, Alec Baldwin is reportedly developing a new role that will allow him to get a little more mileage out of the gleefully sociopathic persona he honed on 30 Rock: Rob Ford. Or at any rate, a character very much like Rob Ford. According to Deadline Hollywood, Baldwin is working with NBC Productions on a pilot for a one-hour cable series in which he would play “a Rob Ford-type Mayor of New York City.” This could be Ford’s big chance to break out of live theatre.