Netflix indicators Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to unique collection, however what about Dolly?

Netflix signs Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to original series, but what about Dolly?

When Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton got here collectively to type the holy trinity of darkish comedy in 1980’s 9 to five, VHS was nonetheless comparatively younger. Quick-ahead 34 years and your VCR (for those who nonetheless have one) is probably going coated in mud and cobwebs, however the star energy of these three ladies hasn’t pale. Netflix, the corporate arguably chargeable for the dying of the video retailer, is bringing Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda collectively once more for yet one more unique collection referred to as Grace and Frankie. The comedy, which shares a creator with Associates, will run thirteen, 30-minute episodes, and finds Grace (Fonda) and Frankie (Tomlin) as bitter rivals introduced collectively when their husbands fall in love and announce plans to get married.

Netflix has seen earlier success with unique hit collection like Orange is the New Black and Emmy-award-wining Home of Playing cards, and just lately introduced that it surpassed HBO in paid US subscribers. There are not any specifics on an airdate for Grace and Frankie, or whether or not Dolly Parton will seem in a cameo (please, oh popular culture gods!), however Ted Sarandos, Netflix Chief Content material Officer, has referred to as it “something however healthful.” Fingers crossed meaning we’ll see Fonda returning to her roots with some Barbarella-esque oddity.

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