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Ellen Barkin to guest on Showtime's 'Happyish'

Another familiar face is joining the pilot of Showtime’s Happyish, a series that was originally set to star the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. (A pilot featuring Hoffman in the show’s lead role was filmed in 2013; the network has replaced Hoffman with Steve Coogan in its new iteration of Happyish.)

The pilot’s latest addition: Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Ellen Barkin, seen most recently on the small screen as The New Normal‘s staunchly right-wing, completely politically incorrect grandmother. Showtime says that Barkin will be playing Dani Kirschenbloom, “a headhunter who works closely with Thom Payne (Coogan). Dani harbors no illusions about the advertising industry, or life, and is best described as the sardonic prophet-philosopher of the project.” READ FULL STORY

'The New Normal': Watch Ellen Barkin get 'eggnogg nice' -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

Anyone who watches NBC’s freshman comedy series The New Normal, created by Glee‘s Ryan Murphy and Ali Adler, knows that Goldie’s racist grandmother Jane (Ellen Barkin) does not mince words or say anything nice… ever. But apparently the holiday season is an exception. In this exclusive clip from Tuesday’s episode, the kryptonite to Jane’s anger is discovered: eggnog. Watch below… READ FULL STORY


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