Rashida Jones' Parents, Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton, to Play Her Folks in TBS Pilot Tribeca

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Rashida Jones Tribeca CastingRashida Jones is keeping it in the family with her new TBS pilot.

Jones’ real-life parents, Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton, have been tapped to play her on-screen parents in Tribeca, our sister site Deadline reports.

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The single-camera comedy casts Jones as Angie Tribeca, an LAPD vet who is now part of an outlandish group of investigators that — against all odds — manage to actually get their jobs done.

Alfred Molina will guest-star on the pilot as handwriting expert Dr. Edelweiss, and could recur should the pilot be ordered to series. Lisa Kudrow is also reportedly in talks to appear.

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Steve Carrell, who co-wrote the pilot with wife Nancy Carrell, is set to direct.



Comments (7)

  • Cool.

    Comment by april-ann – February 25, 2014 07:02 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll be checking it out. I’m not convinced about the plot, but there are a lot of fun, funny, talented people attached to this, so it’s worth giving it a shot.

    Comment by Ron – February 25, 2014 07:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • What rock have I been living under where I didn’t know that Peggy Lipton was Rashida’s mom?!

    Comment by Aprilcot – February 26, 2014 06:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I love this. I grew up with The Mod Squad, and I so wanted to be Peggy Lipton. lol. She looks great!

    Comment by Anna – February 26, 2014 06:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Me, too. Three talented people. What a great idea.

      Comment by Yo – February 26, 2014 06:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Do we know if those roles are as regulars, recurring, guests…?

    Comment by Ace – February 26, 2014 05:31 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Guest star/possibly recurring. Do you need to hire them for something…?

      Comment by Matt Webb Mitovich – February 26, 2014 05:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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