Jacki Weaver to Guest on Rebel Wilson's New Comedy SUPER FUN NIGHT

Jacki Weaver is headed to ABC - opposite Rebel Wilson.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the stage and screen star is set to guest star on Wilson's upcoming ABC comedy SUPER FUN NIGHT, which chronicles what happens when a group of homebodies decide to live life outside their comfort zone.

THR writes that "Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook, Animal Kingdom) will play Pamela Boubier, overbearing mother to Wilson's Kimmie in an upcoming episode of the series. The character is in town for the engagement party of her other daughter, Jazmine (guest star Ashley Tisdale). A former Broadway showgirl who still carries herself as if she's about to Go On stage at any moment, Pamela comes to town and instantaneously throws Kimmie's life into chaos as she can't help but pry into her daughter's work and social life."

"Super Fun Night" stars Rebel Wilson as Kimmie Boubier, Liza Lapira ("Don't Trust the B- in Apartment 23") as Helen-Alice, Lauren Ash ("Lars and the Real Girl") as Marika, Kevin Bishop ("Star Stories") as Richard Royce and Kate Jenkinson ("The Wedge") as Kendall.

Weaver will next appear in Parkland, Haunt, Frank or Francis, Wild Oats and the TV movie The McCarthys. Her many film credits include Stoker, Silver Linings Playbook (for which she was nominated for a 2013 Oscar) and The Five-Year Engagement, among others. She has appeared in the TV series Water Under the Bridge, Homicide, Matlock Police, Division 4 and many more.

Super Fun Night bows Wednesday, October 2nd, 9:30-10:00 p.m., ET.

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