Published On: Sat, Feb 23rd, 2013

Mira Sorvino returns to comedy, cast in Jim Gaffigan CBS comedy series

Mira Sorvino, Oscar winner for Mighty Aphrodite, will return to comedy as she joins Jim Gaffigan in a new CBS comedy pilot.

Mira Sorvino in Mighty AphroditeDeadline reported in a Feb. 21 article that Sorvino has signed on for the new show, written by Gaffigan and Peter Tolan.

The project centers on Jim (Gaffigan) a guy who lives with his wife Jeannie (Sorvino) and five kids in a 2-bedroom New York apartment. Sorvino’s Jeannie is a super-wife and super-mom. The mother of five kids, she has a sixth child in the house: her husband Jim.

Sony Pictures TV and Fedora are producing, with Gaffigan, Tolan, Michael Wimer and Alex Murray executive producing.

The pilot reunites Sorvino with CBS where she toplined drama pilot Trooper last season. She also reprised her role in the TNT version of the pilot.


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