Allison Janney Joins Kristen Wiig and Laura Dern in Apple’s Mrs. American Pie


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Allison Janney Joins Kristen Wiig and Laura Dern in Apple’s Mrs. American Pie

Allison Janney is ditching Napa, California, for the Sunshine State.

The seven-time Emmy winner is ready to star reverse Kristen Wiig and Laura Dern within the upcoming Apple TV+ comedy, Mrs. American Pie, about South Florida’s rich elite. Apple TV+ introduced the casting Tuesday. This marks Janney’s first live-action TV position for the reason that Napa-set Mother, which ended final 12 months.

Primarily based on Juliet McDaniel’s novel Mr. and Mrs. American Pie (set in Palm Springs), the streaming collection about “gorgeously unattainable folks” facilities on Maxine Simmons (performed by Saturday Night time Dwell alum Wiig) in her efforts to safe her seat at America’s most unique desk: Palm Seaside excessive society.

Janney will star as Evelyn, a full-time Palm Seaside resident and member of the excessive society. Dern (Massive Little Lies), in the meantime, is slated for a key position that has but to be revealed.

“As Maxine makes an attempt to cross that impermeable line between the haves and the have-nots, Mrs. American Pie asks the identical questions that also baffle us at the moment: ‘Who will get a seat on the desk?’ ‘How do you get a seat on the desk?’ ‘What’s going to you sacrifice to get there?’” in keeping with the official synopsis. “Set through the powder keg period of the early 1970’s, Mrs. American Pie is a testomony to each outsider preventing for his or her likelihood at superficial greatness.”

Collection creator Abe Sylvia (The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Useless to Me) will write, executive-produce and function showrunner. Dern, who developed the challenge, will exec-produce alongside her producing associate Jayme Lemons. Tate Taylor, John Norris and Katie O’Connell Marsh (F Is for Household, Narcos: Mexico) spherical out the EPs.


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