Following a cathartic Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion special, Janet Hubert has joined the TBS comedy The Last O.G. for Season 4, our sister site Deadline reports.
The series stars Tracy Morgan as Tray Barker, an ex-con who is shocked to see just how much the world has changed when he is released from a 15-year prison stint. Hubert will play Miss May Miller, one of Roberta’s oldest and dearest friends. They are “part of a weekly card playing foursome who weigh in on the comings and goings of Tray’s struggle to bring positive change to his community,” per Deadline.
Hubert is best known for her role as the original Vivian “Aunt Viv” Banks on Fresh Prince. Her recent TV credits include General Hospital, If Loving You Is Wrong and One Life to Live.
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* Paramount+’s Why Women Kill has cast Rachel Bay Jones (God Friended Me) in a recurring role for Season 2, per Deadline. She will play Maisie, a “chanteuse” at a local club who is befriended by her vet (Nick Frost).
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* Peacock has released a teaser for We Are Lady Parts, a British music comedy “following a Muslim female punk band — called Lady Parts — who are on a mission to find a lead guitarist and maybe, just maybe, get a proper gig.”
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