“We have been parent trapped.” That’s the sound of Grace and Frankie returning to Netflix for a fifth season, and the new trailer teases the same kind of fun that’s made the couple one of the streaming giant’s more popular couples.
Never too old to not give a crap, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin star in Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris’ series, playing two friends whose lives are thrown into disarray (and into solidarity) when their husbands leave them for each other.
That cast has got an exciting new addition this season, with RuPaul, of Drag Race fame, playing Benjamin Le Day, “a formidable and quick-witted adversary”. The new trailer gives us a glimpse of how he fits into the story, as the duo find themselves in his home…
Find out more on Friday 18th January, when all episodes of Season 5 premiere. Until then, here’s the video:
Grace and Frankie is available to watch online on Netflix UK, as part of a £7.99 monthly subscription.
Grace and Frankie Season 5 set for January premiere
6th December 2018
How do you celebrate the New Year? By getting together with your close friends. It’s only fitting, then, that Netflix will reunite with Grace and Frankie this January, as the duo get together for a fifth season.
Created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, and starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, Netflix’s comedy series has successfully carved out an underserved niche with its focus on two older characters, whose lives are thrown into disarray (and into solidarity) when their husbands leave them for each other.
Within weeks of that debut, Netflix ordered a fifth run, and the series is expanding its cast with two exciting guest stars: Homeland’s Jackson Pace and RuPaul, of Drag Race fame. RuPaul will play Benjamin Le Day, “a formidable and quick-witted adversary”.
Whatever happened to Chris Brody in Homeland? The son of Damian Lewis’ character, who was barely in the programme, could have become an invisible presence off-screen as well, but we’re delighted to announce that he (Jackson Pace) will soon be seen on our TVs once again, this time in Grace and Frankie.
Created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, and starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, Netflix’s comedy series has successfully carved out an underserved niche with its focus on two older characters, whose lives are thrown into disarray (and into solidarity together) when their husbands leave them for each other.
Netflix ordered a fifth run earlier this year, and the series is wasting no time in lining up its cast. Homeland alum Pace will play Like in Season 5, Deadline reports. While precise details are being kept under wraps, we know that it’s a recurring role. He joins RuPaul, of Drag Race fame, who will guest star as Benjamin Le Day, “a formidable and quick-witted adversary”.
Grace and Frankie renewed for Season 5
15th February 2018
Netflix has renewed Grace and Frankie for a fifth season.
Created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, and starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, the comedy series has successfully carved out an underserved niche in Netflix’s slate of original series, as well as TV in general, with its focus on older characters.
Now, within weeks of the fourth run’s premiere, Netflix has already ordered more episodes – and that cast is about to get even better, with the addition of RuPaul to the ensemble. The Drag Race host will guest star as Benjamin Le Day, described by Deadline as “a formidable and quick-witted adversary”.
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