Great news for Australian Actress Jacki Weaver ,who has taken US audiences by storm in her latest film Silver Linings Playbook. Has landed a main role in the CBS ’ comedy pilot The McCarthys,
The half-hour project, from Brian Gallivan (Are You There, Chelsea?) and Will Gluck (Andy Richter Controls the Universe), centers on a sports-crazed Irish-Catholic Boston family.
The Oscar-nominated Weaver will play Marjorie, the clan’s loving, exhausted and un-filtered matriarch who loves having her gay son Ronny keep her company when her hubby (Rescue Me‘s Jack McGee) and other children are obsessing over basketball.
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