She caught her jail break.
Ex-con Felicity Huffman has landed her first position following her involvement within the faculty admissions scandal.
The “Determined Housewives” alumna, who served just 11 days of a two-week jail sentence final 12 months, has signed on to star in an untitled ABC comedy impressed by the lifetime of Susan Savage, proprietor of Triple-A baseball’s Sacramento River Cats, according to Deadline.
The mission will co-star Zack Gottsagen (“The Peanut Butter Falcon”). The collection was reportedly pitched to Huffman by producer Aaron Kaplan, CEO of Kapital Leisure, and might be written by Becky Hartman Edwards (“The Baker and the Magnificence,” “The Daring Sort”). Huffman, Kaplan (“A Million Little Issues”) and Hartman Edwards will govt produce.
Huffman, an Emmy winner and Oscar nominee (“Transamerica”), will play Savage, who in an sudden transfer took over as majority River Cats proprietor following her husband Artwork Savage’s demise in November 2009. Gottsagen will play their son, who has Down syndrome and is himself a baseball fan, reported Deadline. The actual-life workforce received the Triple-A nationwide championship final 12 months.
If they should fill out the present’s roster, they could not should look far for assist. “Full Home” actress Lori Loughlin is set to be released from jail herself subsequent month after serving a two-month sentence for her participation within the faculty admissions dustup.