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[02/14/18 - 10:47 AM]
"Grace and Frankie" Returns for Season 5 with Guest Star RuPaul
RuPaul joins the cast as Benjamin Le Day, a formidable and quick-witted adversary who faces off with Grace and Frankie.

[via press release from Netflix]

"Grace and Frankie" Returns For Season 5 With Guest Star RuPaul

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - Los Angeles, CA: Netflix announced today the renewal of its hit show Grace and Frankie for a fifth season. The series, produced by Skydance Television and starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Martin Sheen, and Sam Waterston, will return in 2019.

In addition, RuPaul joins the cast as a guest star in season five as 'Benjamin Le Day,' a formidable and quick-witted adversary who faces off with Grace and Frankie.

Season 4 of Grace and Frankie premiered globally on January 19.

Grace and Frankie's third season earned nine major television nominations, the most of any prior season, including Primetime Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for both Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, a Writers Guild Award nomination, an NAACP Image Award nomination, as well as a Costume Designers Guild and two Makeup and Hairstyling Awards nominations.

About Grace and Frankie

In Grace and Frankie, Jane Fonda ("Grace") and Lily Tomlin ("Frankie") star as two women whose lives are turned upside down when their husbands reveal they are gay and leave them for each other. Both sparring partners and partners-in-crime, Grace and Frankie form an unlikely and unbreakable bond and face their uncertain futures head-on, hand-in-hand. Together with their ex-husbands and children, they discover the true definition of "family," with laughter, tears and plenty of mood enhancers along the way.

Cast: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen, Brooklyn Decker, June Diane Raphael, Ethan Embry, and Baron Vaughn

Creators: Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris

Executive Producers: Marta Kauffman, Howard J. Morris, Paula Weinstein, John Hoffman, Billy Finnegan, Robbie Tollin, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross

Production: Produced by Skydance Television for Netflix

About RuPaul

Named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2017, RuPaul is a renaissance performer who has created an unprecedented career for over 35 years. Singer, songwriter, actor and author, RuPaul is also host and Executive Producer of the world-wide hit reality competition series RuPaul's Drag Race, for which he has received two Primetime Emmy Awards.

About Skydance Television

Skydance Media's rapidly growing and critically acclaimed television division is now a leading supplier of premium scripted content to broadcast, cable, and digital platforms alike. Its diverse slate of original series currently includes the Emmy-nominated Grace and Frankie and Altered Carbon on Netflix, Jack Ryan on Amazon, Condor on AT&T Audience Network and Dietland on AMC.

Please visit the official Grace and Frankie social pages: Twitter: @GraceandFrankie FB: /GraceandFrankie Instagram: @GraceandFrankie

netflix.com/graceandfrankie





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[02/23/18 - 11:14 PM]
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