“Grace and Frankie” has been renewed for a fifth season with RuPaul on board for a guest starring role.
Deadline reports that RuPaul will play Benjamin Le Day,” a formidable and quick-witted adversary who faces off with Grace (Jane Fonda) and Frankie (Lily Tomlin).”
Fonda, RuPaul and Tomlin confirmed the collaboration in a Twitter exchange on Wednesday.
“Hey @LilyTomlin @JaneFonda will there be a Season 5 of @GraceAndFrankie?,” RuPaul tweeted.
Fonda responded, “Yup, 2019. You want in??” to which RuPaul tweeted, “Does @DollyParton sleep on her back? YES!”
Tomlin also confirmed the news tweeting, “Let’s do this.”
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“Grace and Frankie” season five is expected to stream on Netflix in 2019.