Slater, who appeared in the films "Heathers," "Pump up the Volume," "Untamed Hearts," "Bed of Roses" and "Broken Arrow," has most recently worked in television.
He starred in the short-lived drama "My Own Worst Enemy," which ran in the 2008-09 season, as well as the mystery series "The Forgotten," which was broadcast in 2009-10. He also had a recurring role on the sitcom "My Name is Earl."
The Hollywood Reporter said Trevor Moore is to co-star with Slater in Fox's comedy pilot about a team of geniuses who crack security systems.
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