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Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin's Husbands Have Left Their Wives for Each Other in 'Grace and Frankie' - VIDEO

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Netflix looks to be continuing its winning streak of original content with Grace and Frankie, an upcoming comedy series about two women who form an unlikely bond after their husbands reveal they are gay and leave them for each other.

Synopsis via Netflix:

In Grace and Frankie, Jane Fonda (“Grace”) and Lily Tomlin (“Frankie”) star as two women whose lives are suddenly turned upside down when their husbands reveal they are gay and leave them for each other. Both sparring partners and partners-in-crime, they form an unlikely bond to face an uncertain future together and discover a new definition of “family,” with laughter, tears and plenty of mood enhancers along the way.

The series also stars Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston, along with Brooklyn Decker, Ethan Embry, Baron Vaughn and June Diane Raphael. The executive producers are Marta Kauffman (Friends) and Howard J. Morris (Home Improvement).

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Martin Sheen to Play Jane Fonda's Gay Husband in Netflix Comedy with Lily Tomlin

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Back in March we reported that Netflix was developing a 13-episode half-hour comedy starring Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda called Grace and Frankie.

SheenMartin Sheen is now joining the show as Fonda's husband, according to The Hollywood Reporter:

The single-camera comedy centers on nemeses Grace (Fonda) and Frankie (Tomlin), whose lives are turned upside down when their husbands announce they are in love with each other and plan to get married. The women, much to their dismay, find that their lives are permanently intertwined and, much to their surprise, find they have each other. It comes as Netflix looks to push further into comedy, as original content vp Cindy Holland noted in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

Grace and Frankie is slated for a 2015 debut and is written and created by Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris (TBS' Sullivan & Son, According to Jim, Home Improvement).

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Here's Jane Fonda as Nancy Reagan: PHOTO

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Yesterday, Oprah posted this full-of-win photo to Instagram from the set of The Butler.

She wrote:

"Director @LeeDaniels , @JaneFonda as Nancy Reagan , Alan Rickman as Prez Reagan and me gonna be a long nite.#theBUTLER"

(via dlisted)


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