Kathryn Hahn Brooklyn Nine-Nine

TVLine Items: B99 Casts Charles' Ex, Regina's Dad Returns to Once and More

Brooklyn Nine-Nine is giving its resident optimist a bitter pill to swallow.

Joe Lo Truglio’s Charles will soon come face-to-face with his ex-wife Eleanor, to be played by Transparent actress Kathryn Hahn.

According to EW.com, Hahn will appear as Charles’ unfaithful former flame in the Jan. 5 midseason premiere. The episode will also welcome back Mary Lynn Rajskub as Boyle’s current girlfriend, Genevieve.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine airs Sundays at 8:30/7:30c on Fox, before it relocates to Tuesdays at 9 pm in January.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Tony Perez will reprise his role as Regina’s father on Once Upon a Time‘s upcoming 100th episode, EW.com reports.

* NBC has scheduled an encore of The Wiz Live! for Saturday, Dec. 19, at 8/7c.

* Good Wife creators Robert and Michelle King have sold the drama Vatican City to Amazon. Per Deadline, the project centers on a female American news reporter working in Rome who becomes the papal spokesperson and must deal with centuries of sexism in the Vatican.

* HBO announced Friday that it will debut Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures — a documentary about the provocative artist Robert Mapplethorpe — in April 2016.

* CBS’ prank show I Get That a Lot, in which celebrities fool everyday people into thinking they’re not actually celebrities, returns with a one-hour special on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 8/7c.

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5 Comments
  1. Azerty says:

    Once: Seriously with every character back on the guest list, has anyone on the crew considered to ask Michael Raymond James back? He was such an important character. Almost every dead character came back somehow, flashback, resurrection, etc. why not him?

    • rcb918 says:

      The one thing that needs to be remembered is that MRJ is now now a regular on another show. While I would love to see him appear again, he may not want to/be able to return right now.

    • anon says:

      Honestly, with the way the wrote Neal and acted like he wasn’t a major part in the overall story, I wouldn’t want MRJ to come back. He deserves better. At least we know Graham will probably never be back either?

  2. Tom says:

    It was only a matter of time before Kathryn Hahn showed up. They’ve already had Kyle Bornheimer.

  3. Anna says:

    Hell yeah – I love Kathryn Hahn. She’s hilarious.