By Jennifer Wulff Laura J. Downey
August 14, 2006 12:00 PM

In September, Perry reunites with his Whole Nine Yards costar Amanda Peet (left) in NBC’s Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, a drama set at a late-night comedy show. “My fallback position used to be ‘Try to be funny at all costs,'” says Perry, who plays a substance-abusing writer. “I was given the opportunity to be a bit more real here.”