ABC’s Truth of life the remake added another big name to its cast.
Jon Stewart has joined Jennifer Aniston, Gabrielle Union, Kathryn Hahn and Allison Tolman in the cast for the live episode, the network’s third season. Live in front of the studio audience special, will air on December 7. Stewart will play an “unexpected role” on the show, according to ABC.
Truth of life reenactment will be paired by a staging of its parent program, different blows. That episode will star Kevin Hart, John Lithgow, and Damon Wayans. Ann Dowd will appear in both episodes as Mrs. Garrett, a role played by Charlotte Rae different blows And after that Truth of life.
Stewart is currently organizing and executive producing The problem with Jon Stewart on Apple TV+. Before Daily program Neo will take on his first on-camera acting role that isn’t a version of him since 2002. Death to Smoochy.
Truth of life, which began 1979-1988, focused on students at an all-girls boarding school, where Mrs. Garrett was first a stay-at-home mom, then a school nutritionist, and then a owner of a gourmet food business where four leads – Blair (Lisa Whelchel), Tootie (Kim Fields), Natalie (Mindy Cohn) and Jo (Nancy McKeon) – worked. Aniston will play Blair in the special, while Union will play Tootie, Tolman will play Natalie and Hahn will play Jo.
The longest male role in Truth of life is Andy (played by Mackenzie Astin), an adopted son who works at Mrs. Garrett’s shop. The best known is probably the manipulator George Burnett, thanks to that being an early part of George Clooney’s career.
Norman Lear – produced by Tandem Productions and Ambassador Communications different blows and Truth of life – and Jimmy Kimmel executive producer Live in front of the studio audience. Lear’s Act III producing partner Brent Miller, Kerry Washington (via her Simpson Street), Will Ferrell (via Gloria Sanchez Productions), Justin Theroux and Jim Burrows also produce; Burrows and Andy Fisher will direct. Sony Pictures TV, where Lear is based, is producing the special.