Jane Krakowski Joins Cast Of Tina Fey’s NBC Sitcom

By May 12, 2014
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Good news for “30 Rock” fans!  The new sitcom created by Tina Fey and former “30 Rock” Executive Producer, Robert Carlock, has gotten even more “30 Rock” goodness added to it! Jane Krakowski has joined the cast of  “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” in a recurring role.

The show, which stars Ellie Kemper in the title role, is about a chipper ex-cult member who rejoins society and is hired by Krakowski, a wealthy NYC mom, as a nanny. Tituss Burgess has also been cast in the role of Kimmy’s gay roommate, D’Fwan. This already has hit written all over it.

According to Deadline, Krakowski is replacing Megan Dodds, who played the part in the pilot. The scene featuring Dodds is expected to be reshot with Krakowski. The really weird thing is that Krakowski landed her role as Jenna Maroney in a similar manner, when she replaced Rachel Dratch, after Dratch had already played the part in the “30 Rock” pilot. Can’t help but feel bad for Megan Dodds, but JANE KRAKOWSKI!!

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” has been given a 13-episode straight-to-series order and is set to premiere in Fall 2014.

Are you excited for Tina Fey’s latest show? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

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Desi Jedeikin

Desi Jedeikin

Desi Jedeikin is a Los Angeles based writer and performer. She has appeared in numerous sketch comedy/improv shows at venues in L.A., including the Groundlings Theater, Comedy Central Stage, and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, where she played Squeaky Fromme in the infamous alternative comedy show Comedy Death Ray. Unfinished projects include a memoir and a musical based on the life and death of JonBenet Ramsey. She has lots of other brilliant ideas she might complete. She really just needs more encouragement. You can follow Desi on Twitter: @Desijedeikin Here: truecrimejunkie.com And here too: xoJane.com She likes being followed.