Matthew Broderick’s obtained a brand new gig.
The 56-year-old actor is becoming a member of ABC’s The Conners, ET has discovered. Broderick has scored a visitor arc as a love curiosity for Jackie (Laurie Metcalf). He’ll make his first look on the present’s Halloween episode, airing on Tuesday, Oct. 30.
A logline for the episode, titled “There Will not Be Blood,” reads: “It’s Halloween, the favourite time of 12 months for the Conners, however an electronic mail from the college banning sure costumes, together with Mark’s, units off an argument between Dan and Darlene. Jackie introduces somebody new to the household on the Halloween occasion and insists that Dan vet him, solely to instantly want that she hadn’t, on an all-new episode of The Conners.”
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Along with his look on The Conners, Broderick is about to star on Netflix’s dramedy, Dawn. He’ll be taking part in the “cheerful, upbeat” Principal Burr within the upcoming highschool apocalypse collection, ET confirms. His character is described as “genuinely making an attempt to be a part of the answer: a superb man, an advocate and ally for all.”
The 10-episode collection follows 17-year-old outcast Josh and a gang of misfits as they seek for Josh’s lacking girlfriend, Sam, in a post-apocalyptic Glendale, California. The present is about to premiere in 2019.
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The Conners premiered on Tuesday and addressed the absence of Roseanne star Roseanne Barr. After it was revealed that Barr’s character had been killed off because of an unintentional overdose of opioids, the comic launched a press release slamming the episode, explaining that the choice to have her die from drug abuse “lent an pointless grim and morbid dimension to an in any other case blissful household present.”
After the episode aired, star Lecy Goranson advised ET: “I do not know what present that she’s referring to however I’ve by no means seen our present as a contented household present. I feel our present is humorous, I feel that it is actual, I feel that everybody who’s on the present and part of the present has a vested curiosity in it being grounded and for it to resonate, I simply do not see it as a contented household present.”
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