Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Development News - Rosie O'Donnell Joins Showtime's 'SMILF'; Maria Canals-Barrera Boards CMT's 'His Wives & Daughters'

Development News - November 9, 2016

CMT's His Wives & Daughters and Showtime's SMILF.

  • Rosie O'Donnell (The Fosters, Mom) has been cast as a series regular on the comedy pilot starring Frankie Shaw. She will play Tutu, Bridgette's (Shaw) mother who is unapologetically herself and completely oblivious to social convention. Additionally, Tony nominee Alex Brightman (School of Rock), Quantico star Graham Rogers and newcomer Kyle Vincent Terry have been cast as guest stars.
  • Maria Canals-Barrera (Cristela, Wizards of Waverly Place) has booked a regular role on the drama pilot written by Dina Chapman and Steve Sessions. She will play Magdalena Guzman, Eddie's (Jeff Kober) housekeeper and personal assistant for nearly 30 years. She's been his loyal confidante through multiple marriages and may know him better than anyone else. She is also hiding a big secret.