The actress will play the mother of Jaime Pressly‘s character
Jessica Walter is once again taking a trip to TV Land.
Walter, known to cult-TV fans everywhere as Bluth family matriarch Lucille on “Arrested Development,” has joined the cast of the TV Land pilot Jennifer Falls, opposite “My Name Is Earl” alum Jaime Pressly.
Walter will play Maggie, the mother of Jennifer Doyle (Pressly). Doyle is described as a career woman and mother who moves back in with her ow mother when she loses her high-paying job. With a teenage daughter in tow, Doyle must face her new life, trying to reconnect with old friends in her hometown and making ends meet as a waitress in her brother’s bar.
Maggie is a charming, narcissistic psychotherapist with boundary issues who’s warm and welcoming to her daughter.
Matthew Carlson (“The Wonder Years”) created the pilot and is executive producing. Michael Hanel and Mindy Schultheis (“Reba”) are also executive producing.
Previously, Walter starred on the TV Land comedy “Retired at 35,” with George Segal.