Girls Season 2 Casting Scoop: SNL’s Colin Quinn Stops By, Plus Rita Wilson as [Spoiler]’s Mom!

Atta Girls.

The Season 2 guest list for Lena Dunham’s HBO hit continues to expand, and the latest additions are Tom Hanks’ better half Rita Wilson and Saturday Night Live alum Colin Quinn, TVLine has confirmed.

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Wilson, who most recently played The Good Wife’s polished Viola, will appear in the Emmy-nominated dramedy’s upcoming season as mom to Marnie (played by Allison Williams).

The show, whose creator once told TVLine she likes to “pretend we’re keeping state secrets” when it comes to casting info, didn’t release any additional details. That said, how much you wanna bet uptight Marnie didn’t fall far from the Type-A tree?

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Even less is known about the part played by Quinn, whose one-man show Long Story Short aired on the cable net last year. Though particulars of his guest-starring role are officially under wraps, the comedian tweeted Wednesday, “Excited about my ‘shoot’ today for ‘Girls.’ Looking forward to impressing them with my positive outlook and my professional demeanor.” Girls executive producer Judd Apatow later posted a photo of Quinn on set.

Wilson and Quinn join previously revealed Season 2 guest stars Donald Glover and Patrick Wilson.

Girls will return for its sophomore season in January.

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  1. Maggie says:

    Rita Wilson is perfect casting!! Love it, love this show, can’t wait for it to be back!!

  2. Tina Marie says:

    Looking forward to the second season of Girls.

  3. dsm says:

    Donald Glover – as in Troy Barnes from “Community” ?
    Can’t wait!

  4. Gerald says:

    “The HBO hit” isn’t that pushing it a bit? I mean it may do well critically, but the show is no hit by any means.