‘Scandal’s’ Joe Morton, ‘Enlisted’s’ Geoff Stults to Join Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’

Also “Spin City’s” Barry Bostwick joins supporting cast on the Lily Tomlin/Jane Fonda comedy


Netflix is ramping up with castings for its Jane FondaLily Tomlin comedy “Grace and Frankie.”

A show representative told TheWrap that “Scandal” star and recent Emmy winner Joe Morton, former “Enlisted” star Geoff Stults and “Cougar Town’s” Barry Bostwick are joining the show’s supporting cast.

The single-camera, half-hour comedy finds Fonda’s Grace and Tomlin’s Frankie facing the last chapter of their lives together after their husbands unexpectedly marry each other.

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Morton is Jason, one of Frankie and her ex Sol’s (Sam Waterston) dearest friends. He’ll become a great help to Frankie in her divorce, as well as the newly out Sol.

Stults will play the recurring role as Mitch, Mallory’s (Brooklyn Decker) husband of seven years. The OBGYN and father of two is always on call and trying to do the best he can with juggling his husband/father and doctor duties.

Bostwick will play Bill, an old friend of Grace and her ex Robert (Martin Sheen). Newly divorced himself, he can understand what Grace is going through (and possible love interest?).

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“Grace and Frankie” is currently shooting in Los Angeles. The series, from executive producer Marta Kauffman, is set to air in 2015.

Morton is represented by TalentWorks and Vanguard Management. Stults is repped by UTA and Thruline, while Bostwick is repped by TalentWorks and Vanguard Management.