‘Grace and Frankie’ Creator Reveals Ernie Hudson Return – PaleyFest

‘Grace and Frankie’ Creator Reveals Ernie Hudson Return – PaleyFest

Season 6 of Grace and Frankie promises the return of a popular character and the addition of a new one. The cast and co-creators of the Netflix comedy filled fans in on the series Saturday afternoon at PaleyFest in Hollywood.

Taking part in the conversation were series stars Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen, Ethan Embry, Baron Vaughn and June Diane Raphael. Also attending were co-creators and executive producers, Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris.

Kauffman revealed Ernie Hudson, who played Tomlin’s love interest Jacob on previous episodes, will be returning.

“The electricity between them was so vibrant,” Kauffman said to applause. “We will be seeing him in season 6.”

Another big question was when and if Dolly Parton — Fonda and Tomlin’s 9 to 5 co-star, will appear on the series.

Fonda said it depends on “the time and her schedule. She wants to, but she’s busy.”

While a Parton appearance remains uncertain,

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