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Casting Couch: Edie Falco Heads to "30 Rock"

That was fast. Just a few weeks after eating her last bowl of onion rings and fading to black, The Sopranos' Edie Falco has landed another television acting gig.

NBC has announced that the Emmy Award-winner will appear in no less than three episodes of comedy (and Televisionary fave) 30 Rock this season.

"We're thrilled to have such an amazing actress come join us," said 30 Rock's creator, star, and executive producer Tina Fey. "Also, a lot of guys on our crew want The Sopranos ending explained to them."

Falco, for her part, was also enthusiastic about joining the cast of the critically-acclaimed comedy series. "I have laughed out loud at this show, and I am thrilled for the opportunity to work with such great comic actors," said Falco. "I am very excited."

Along with Falco's casting announcement, NBC also confirmed that Will Arnett, Rip Torn, and Sherri Shepherd will all reprise their guest roles from Season One this coming season on 30 Rock.

30 Rock's second season kicks off on Thursday, October 4th at its new time of 8:30 pm.

Comments

Yay! I love Edie and it will be really fun to see her in something so different (especially something as fabulous as 30 Rock). I can't wait to see what crazy role they have her playing.
Anonymous said…
I love Edie Falco and 30 Rock so I think this is a great combo. I wonder who they'll have her playing for 3 eps this season. Another NBC exec?

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