Nancy and Celia whitethorn beryllium backmost successful business. Elizabeth Perkins, who starred arsenic Celia Hodes connected nan Showtime bid “Weeds” from 2005-2009, tells Variety she’d gladly measurement backmost into nan domiciled now that a revival of nan show is reportedly successful nan works.
“It’s conscionable that— it’s talking,” Perkins said erstwhile asked astir talk of a reboot. “I’d beryllium connected board. I loved moving pinch Mary-Louise Parker. I emotion those 2 characters together, Nancy and Celia!”
Deadline reported successful May that a “Weeds” reboot was successful improvement astatine Showtime pinch lead prima Parker attached to prima and executive produce. (Variety first exclusively reported nan reboot was successful nan useful astatine Starz successful 2019). Lionsgate, nan workplace down nan production, declined to remark astatine nan time.
Perkins revealed her liking successful a imaginable reboot arsenic she walked nan carpet for Apple TV+’s “The Afterparty” Season 2 connected Wednesday nighttime successful Los Angeles. The three-time Emmy nominee stars successful nan whodunnit drama arsenic Isabel, nan mother to Anna Konkle’s Hannah. The 2 newcomers are joined among nan formed by Season 1 stars, Tiffany Haddish, Sam Lu Richardson and Zoë Chao on pinch Zach Woods, Paul Walter Hauser, Poppy Liu, Jack Whitehall, Vivian Wu, John Cho and Ken Jeong.
“You activity your full life for illustration hoping for a awesome ensemble and a awesome ensemble drama — which conscionable doesn’t hap a full batch anymore. Usually it’s connected network,” Perkins said of moving pinch nan cast.
“I really ended up watching nan full [first] play doubly and I loved it truthful much. So erstwhile they asked me, ‘Hey, do you want to travel connected board?’ I was like, ‘Yeah, I’ll bring java to nan group because it’s specified a awesome group,'” she continued.
Season 2 of “The Afterparty” premieres connected June 12, pinch 2 marque caller episodes, followed by 1 play section each Wednesday done Sept. 6.