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‘Succession’ Alum Justine Lupe, ‘Veep’s’ Timothy Simons Among 10 Cast in Erin Foster Netflix Comedy Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Erin Foster’s untitled upcoming Netflix comedy series has added 10 new actors to its cast, Variety has learned exclusively.

Justine Lupe and Timothy Simons will appear in series regular roles opposite previously announced stars Kristen Bell and Adam Brody.

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In addition, Jackie Tohn, Michael Hitchcock, Paul Ben-Victor, Sherry Cola, Shiloh Bearman, Stephanie Faracy, Tania Raymonde, and Tovah Feldshuh have all been cast in recurring guest star roles.

The official logline for the series states it is “centered on the unlikely relationship between an outspoken, agnostic woman, Joanne (Bell), and an unconventional rabbi, Noah (Brody).”

Lupe will star as Morgan, described as Joanne’s “charming-yet-cutting, quick-witted sister who doesn’t feel the need to strive for more than she already has – which happens to be a hit podcast with her sibling, built around their buzzy banter and ride-or-die commitment to being alone together.”

Simons will play Sasha, said to be Noah’s “outlandish, eccentric, delusionally confident older brother who loves living vicariously through his ‘golden child’ sibling.”

Lupe most recently starred in the Emmy-winning HBO drama series “Succession,” on which she played Willa throughout the show’s run. She is also known for her roles in shows “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “Mr. Mercedes.” Simons is best known for playing Noah on the hit HBO comedy “Veep,” likewise throughout the show’s run at the premium cabler. He also recently appeared in the film “Candy Cane Lane” opposite Eddie Murphy as well as “Don’t Worry Darling.”

Lupe is repped by Gersh. Simons is repped by UTA and Myman Greenspan.

Full character descriptions for the recurring guest star roles can be found below.

Netflix has ordered 10 episodes of the half-hour series. Foster created the series and serves as executive producer and co-showrunner alongside Craig DiGregorio. Bell also executive produces along with Steven Levitan, Sara Foster, Danielle Stokdyk and Jeff Morton. Oly Obst is an executive producer on behalf of 3 Arts Entertainment. 20th Television will produce in association with Steven Levitan Productions, with the company currently under an overall deal at the studio.

Recurring Guest Stars:

Jackie Tohn (GLOW, Old Dads, Gen V) as “Esther” – Sasha’s wife and Noah’s sister-in-law, who doesn’t suffer fools. Tohn is repped by CAA, Armada Partners, and Myman Greenspan.

Michael Hitchcock (Black Monday, Grand Death Lotto, Exmas) as “Henry” – Joanne and Morgan’s newly out-of-the-closet father, who is “gay, opinionated and owning it!” Hitchcock is repped by UTA and Vault Entertainment.

Paul Ben-Victor (Pam & Tommy, The Irishman) plays “Ilan” – Noah’s father, who also acts as his moral compass. Ben-Victor is repped by Independent Artist Group and Alan Siegel Entertainment.

Sherry Cola (Good Trouble, Joy Ride) plays “Ashley” – Joanne’s lesbian, no-nonsense best friend. Cola is repped by CAA, Stark Management, Ginsburg Daniels Kallis, and Persona PR.

Shiloh Bearman (Home Economics) plays Miriam – Sasha and Esther’s earnest teen daughter. Bearman is repped by Clear Talent Group and Industry Entertainment.

Stephanie Faracy (Uncoupled, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates) plays “Lynn” – Joanne and Morgan’s recently-divorced mother with a New Age propensity for the mystical. Faracy is repped by SDB Partners.

Tania Raymonde (Goliath, Lost) plays “Rebecca” – Noah’s “perfect” Jewish girlfriend who has done “everything right” to get him to propose. Raymonde is repped by Innovative Artists and Innovative Artists.

Tovah Feldshuh (The Walking Dead, Funny Girl) plays “Bina” – Noah’s coldly aloof mother, a woman for whom family is everything. Feldshuh is repped by A3 Artists Agency and Luber Roklin Entertainment.

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