Connie Britton Books Recurring Role on Showtime Comedy “SMILF”

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Former Nashville star has boarded the upcoming Showtime comedy SMILF in a recurring role. The Strain‘s , , and have also signed on for recurring roles in the series created by and starring Frankie Shaw.

The series takes an honest comedic look at Shaw as Bridgette, a twentysomething from Southie whose desires relationships, sex, and a collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.

Britton has been cast as Ally, Bridgette’s unstable boss who struggles with boundaries and finds herself in constant pursuit of self-betterment. Gomez will play Rafi, a recovering addict in his 20s who is trying to navigate the new world of being a good ex-boyfriend to Bridgette and father their 2-year old son, Larry. Goodwin will play Eliza, Bridgette’s best friend and sometimes roommate who’s in pharmacy school. Webber has been cast as Father Eddie, a sober priest who runs a Catholic Parish in South Boston.

The series is adapted from Shaw’s Sundance Festival Jury award-winning short film. Shaw stars, writes, produces and directs the while Michael London, Janice Williams, Lee Eisenberg, Gene Stupnitsky, and Scott King are executive producing.

Britton is represented by and .
Gomez is repped by Greene & Associates Talent Agency.
Goodwin is repped by .
Webber is repped by .

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