Let’s hope Brett Butler still has the capacity for grace under fire.
The former sitcom lead (and recent Leftovers guest star) will show up on How to Get Away With Murder‘s upcoming third season, TVLine has learned exclusively.
Details about Butler’s role are being kept under tight wraps. Might she be part of the university, which will “figure prominently” in Season 3, per series creator Peter Nowalk? Scandal-plagued “Annalise’s teaching reputation is suffering,” he recently told TVLine, adding, “She needs to get her s–t together and go back and refocus on what her original passions were. That also means trying to get [the Keating 5] to care about school again. There’s a real feeling of, ‘Let’s get back to normal and move on.’ And we’ll see if that’s possible.”
HTGAWM‘s guest roster this season also includes Grammy winner Mary J. Blige, Esai Morales (NYPD Blue) and Amy Madigan (Grey’s Anatomy).
In addition to her 1990s comedy Grace Under Fire, Butler’s TV gigs include The Young and the Restless, Anger Management and a recent guest stint on The Leftovers.