June 19, 2018 at 10:40 am PDT | by Mariah Cooper
Leah Remini cast as conservative lesbian in Fox comedy pilot

Leah Remini (Screenshot via YouTube)

Leah Remini has been cast as a conservative lesbian for an upcoming Fox comedy pilot.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Remini will play Jean, a conservative lesbian “who loves her country and firmly believes in everyone’s right to be left alone.” She is raising her two children with her wife and her ex-husband who lives in the garage.

The still-untitled series will come from “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” creator Rob McElhenney and executive producer Rob Rosell.”It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” Sunny co-creator Glenn Howerton, star Charlie Day and Executive Producer Nick Frenkel will also executive produce the series. Howerton, Day and Frenkel are expected to make on-screen appearances.

Remini’s last comedy sitcom role was in “Kevin Can Wait” opposite Kevin James. She and James also appeared in the sitcom “King of Queens.”

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