'Arrested Development' Actress Joins TV Land Comedy THR
An actress known for her role on "Arrested Development" is headed to TV Land, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Jessica Walter, who played the narcissistic Lucille Bluth on the cult comedy, has been cast in TV Land's comedy pilot "Jennifer Falls," the piece reports.
Walter will play Maggie, the narcissistic psychotherapist mother of Jennifer, who is played by Jaime Pressly of "My Name Is Earl." With her own daughter, Jennifer is forced to move back home with her mom after losing her job.
The pilot also co-stars Missi Pyle as Dina, Jennifer's best friend from childhood.
Before settling in on "Arrested Development," Walter had a series of high-profile feature roles including "Play Misty for Me" and "Grand Prix."