Exclusive: Marcia Gay Harden Brings the Drama to NBC's New Comedy Bent

Marcia Gay Harden is about to get Bent out of shape with George Bluth.

TVLine has learned exclusively that the Oscar winner will appear opposite Arrested Development alum Jeffrey Tambor in an episode of the yet-to-be-scheduled midseason NBC comedy, Bent.

Harden will play the sexy, flirtatious ex-wife of Tambor’s Walt, and her sudden return to town results in an unhealthy rekindled romance of sorts between the two exes.

Exclusive: NBC’s New Comedy Bent Drafts Friday Night Lights’ Jesse Plemons

The sitcom stars Amanda Peet as a newly divorced single mom who enlists the help of a notorious womanizer (Perfect Couples‘ David Walton) to remodel her home. Curb Your Enthusiasm‘s J.B. Smoove, Brothers & Sisters‘ Matt Lestcher and Friday Night Lights’ Jesse Plemons round out the impressive cast.

Harden can also be seen can be seen this Tuesday in Innocent, the debut installment of TNT’s new Mystery Movie Night franchise.

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  1. Cloudy Knight says:

    So when is it on?

  2. DryedMangoez says:

    This show looks much more promising than either Whitney or Are You There Vodka? I think we’ll see this sooner rather than later.

  3. dee123 says:

    The fact that she’s signed with NBC gives me hope she will do more SVU.

  4. Summer says:

    Oh, NBC. This better not take a time slot that you could have given Community.

  5. daniel says:

    I loved them as a married couple in Meet Joe Black.