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Lisa Kudrow, Beanie Feldstein and Emmanuelle Chriqui Land New TV Roles

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April 10, 2020
Steve Carell, Lisa Kudrow in a still from “Space Force.” Photo courtesy of Netflix.

“Friends” star Lisa Kudrow will return to series comedy in the Netflix workplace sitcom “Space Force,” playing opposite Steve Carrell. The premise centers on a four-star general (Carell) who is tapped to run the titular sixth Armed Forces branch. Kudrow plays the general’s wife, who has grown tired of taking a back seat to her husband’s career. The cast also includes MOTs Ben Schwartz and Noah Emmerich. The series begins streaming May 29.

Beanie Feldstein (“Lady Bird,” “Booksmart”) stars in the comedy “How to Build a Girl” as a teenager with a wild imagination who invents a new persona for herself to get away from her humdrum life, and becomes a popular critic on the ‘90s music scene. Based on the novel by Caitlin Moran, it will be released On Demand May 8. Feldstein will play Monica Lewinsky in “Impeachment” American Crime Story,” which will premiere on FX Sept. 27.

Emmanuelle Chriqui (“Entourage,” “The Passage”) has been cast as Lana Lang in the CW’s latest superhero series “Superman & Lois,” opposite Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch in the title roles. The series is expected to premiere this fall. Chriqui has completed work on “Die in a Gunfight,” about a young man who falls in love with the daughter of his father’s nemesis.

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