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Scoop: Parks and Recreation Elects Kathryn Hahn as Leslie's Political [Spoiler]

Former Free Agent Kathryn Hahn is returning to NBC with one helluva political agenda.

Sources confirm to TVLine that Hahn is joining the cast of Parks and Recreation for a multi-episode arc as a political operative who works for another candidate in the race for City Council (a race that features Amy Poehler’s Leslie Knope as a contender).

Parks and Rec Spoiler Alert: Look Who’s Returning!

Look for Hahn (whose credits also include Crossing Jordan and Hung) to make her first appearance early in the new year.

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15 Comments
  1. Logistics says:

    This is awesome! Especially since she played Adam Scott’s wife in Step Brothers. The Catalina Wine Mixer!

  2. Katie says:

    She did play Adam Scott’s cheating wife in Step Brothers, so I guess she already has a connection to Parks & Rec.

  3. Linda says:

    YAY! Can’t wait!! :) :) :) :) I LOVE PARKS AND RECREATION! ENTHUSIASM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Lisa says:

    Wow, that should be some good bad girl stuff :)

  5. Jane says:

    Our Post Thanksgiving P&R. Thanks P&R for giving us great comedic/talented guest stars: Megan Mullaly, Patricia Clarkson, Louis CK… Seriously, hoping they can get Bill Murrary to be the Mayor!

  6. kt says:

    Deadline says that she’ll be playing the campaign manager to Leslie’s opposition

  7. Starbuckcubed says:

    Great, I love her! I actually liked Free Agents but glad she found some work so fast. It’ll be great to see her with Amy.

  8. Lauren says:

    I love her! And I love Parks and Rec! Can’t wait! (Can she be a love interest for Ron, they would be hilarious if done right! Plus she’s a brunette!)

  9. Kaya says:

    The lady in red/orange looks like a dude…..

  10. JJ says:

    Guessing Leslie’s political opponent will be someone who works at Sweetums

  11. Alejandra says:

    This is LITERALLY the best news I’ve read all day.

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