Martha Plimpton to Guest Star on ‘Flack’ Season 2 as Anna Paquin’s Dead Mother (Exclusive)

“Good Wife” alum will join Pop TV drama as Clara, “whose suicide has left a lasting emotional impact” on Paquin’s Robyn

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“The Good Wife” and “Raising Hope” alum Martha Plimpton will guest star on Season 2 of Pop TV’s “Flack” as Clara, the dead mother of Robyn, Anna Paquin’s character, TheWrap has learned exclusively.

Recently renewed for Season 2 and currently in production in London, “Flack” is a described by the network as a drama “with darkly comedic situations set in the world of high-stakes celebrity public relations.”

Plimpton will appear in one episode as the woman “whose suicide has left a lasting emotional impact on her daughter.”

Along with Paquin, “Flack” stars Sophie Okonedo, Lydia Wilson, Rebecca Benson, Genevieve Angelson, Rufus Jones, Arinze Kene.

Previously announced guest stars for Season 2 include Sam Neill (Paquin’s “The Piano” co-star) and Daniel Dae Kim (“Hawaii Five-0”), as well as Jane Horrocks, Giles Terera and Amanda Abbington, reprising her role as Alexa.

“Flack” is written by Oliver Lansley, produced by Debs Pisani and executive produced by Jimmy Mulville and Helen Williams of Hat Trick Productions. Pete Thornton executive produces for UKTV with Paquin executive producing for CASM alongside Stephen Moyer, Cerise Hallam Larkin and Mark Larkin. Season 2 will be directed by Alicia MacDonald, Lansley and Moyer.

Plimpton’s other small-screen credits include “Brockmire,” “Younger” and “The Real O’Neals.”

She is repped by Richard Gibb with Markham, Froggatt and Irwin.