Nancy Lenehan has signed on to affix Ellie Kemper’s forthcoming comedy pilot “Drop-Off” at ABC as a collection common.
She’ll play Marianne, the nice and cozy, caring and accountable mom of Julia (Kemper) who’s been taking good care of her children for the final six years. “Having been a working single mother herself, Marianne shouldn’t be with out compassion for Julia’s state of affairs and he or she loves her grandchildren, however she’s performed. Marianne has determined to dwell her personal life any longer, and that features having an affair with a man named Rene and firmly taking a while for herself,” reads the character description.
Along with Kemper, she joins previously announced cast member Judy Greer.
“Drop-Off” is the American adaptation of the favored British comedy “Motherland.” Variety exclusively reported the difference information. The present was beforehand arrange at Hulu by Lionsgate.
Per the official logline, “Julia is a working mother for whom nothing is working so she goes in search of her village. With the assistance of recent pals Calvin and Liz, Julia discovers she simply would possibly succeed at balancing work and parenting every now and then. This can be a comedy for anyone who’s dropped their children in school, breathed a sigh of aid…then realized it’s Sunday.”
Most just lately Lenehan starred in “A League of Their Personal” for Amazon Prime. She additionally recurred on HBO Max’s “Era,” “Bless This Mess” for ABC, and HBO’s “Veep.” She additionally holds roles in “The Boys” and “Jack Ryan” for Amazon Prime. Her different television credit embody “How I Met Your Mom,” My Title is Earl,” “Little Britain USA,” and “Worst Week.”
Kemper govt produces alongside Sharon Horgan, Clelia Mountford, Stacy Greenberg, Kira Carstensen for Merman Tv. Paul Feig, Dan Magnante via Feigco Leisure. Holly Walsh and Helen Serafinowicz additionally govt produce. Michael Showalter serves as an govt producer and director. Julieanne Smolinski is connected to jot down and govt produce. Lionsgate and ABC Signature are the studios behind the manufacturing.
Lenehan is repped by Pakula/King & Associates and Meghan Schumacher Administration