Leah Remini to Play Conservative Lesbian in New Fox Pilot

Leah Remini to Play Conservative Lesbian in New Fox Pilot

Leah Remini to Play Conservative Lesbian in New Fox Pilot

Leah Remini will be playing the role of a conservative lesbian in a Fox pilot about a Middle America family.

The pilot, from writers Rob McElhenney and Rob Rosell (the guys behind It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), is about “a woman, her ex-husband and her new wife, who all work together to raise a family in Middle America,” according to THR.

Leah‘s character Jean fits “the stereotype of a typical conservative” in many ways, but she also leads a progressive lifestyle and is married to a woman, Betty. Her ex-husband, Richie, lives in the garage, and they all raise the former couple’s two sons together.

The hope is to get a mid-season pickup at Fox.

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