ABC has added more cast members to its upcoming special, “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons,'” the network announced on Friday.
New cast members include Ike Barinholtz as Meathead, Sean Hayes as Mr. Lorenzo, Amber Stevens West as Jenny Willis Jefferson, Jovan Adepo as Lionel Jefferson, Anthony Anderson as Uncle Henry, Stephen Tobolowsky as Mr. Bentley and Jackée Harry as Diane Stockwell.
Set to take place on Wednesday, May 22, the 90-minute primetime special will re-create one episode each from the two classic sitcoms. Previously announced stars include Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei starring as Archie and Edith Bunker, and Jamie Foxx and Wanda Sykes as George and Louise Jefferson.
Ellie Kemper will play Gloria Stivic; Will Ferrell will appear as Tom Willis, and Justina Machado is set to play Florence Johnston.
Veteran sitcom director James Burrows will direct the live special, with Lear, Kimmel, Ferrell, Brent Miller, Adam McKay and Justin Theroux on board as executive producers.
“Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons'” will be produced by Smoking Baby Productions, ACT III Productions, Gary Sanchez Productions and Sony Pictures Television.