Mel and mum raise stakes on family tale
Griffith (pictured) has closed a deal to do an extended storyline on the comedy Raising Hope, which is heading into season three, Deadline.com reports. She plays the mother of Sabrina (Shannon Woodward). Griffith will be joined by her mother Tippi Hedren, who will play her mother and Sabrina’s grandmother on the show. Griffith recently starred in Lifetime’s pilot American Housewife, which didn’t go forward. In other US casting news, Roswell’s Shiri Appleby has been cast in the second season of HBO’s Emmy-nominated comedy Girls. She plays Natalie, a new love interest for Hannah’s (Lena Dunham) lover Adam Driver (Adam Sackler), who broke up with Hannah in the first season finale.
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