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Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to Star in Netflix Comedy 'Grace and Frankie'

Today Netflix announced that they've signed former Nine to Five co-stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to star in an upcoming original comedy series on the streaming network, Deadline reports. Titled Grace and Frankie, the half-hour series was created by Friends co-creator Marta Kaufmman and Howard J. Morris, who most recently produced on TBS's Sullivan & Son, and has earned a 13-episode order from Netflix.

According to the press release, Grace and Frankie stars Fonda and Tomlin "as long-time nemeses Grace (Fonda) and Frankie (Tomlin) who are facing the last chapter of their lives. When their husbands announce they are in love with each other and plan to get married, the women find their lives both turned upside down and to their dismay, permanently intertwined. Eventually, to their surprise, they find they have each other." No word yet on who will be cast as the ladies' husbands, but either way this show sounds pretty awesome already.

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