'Workin' Moms' Comedy Adds to Season 2 Cast

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Amanda Brugel

'The Handmaid's Tale' star Amanda Brugel joins as a barista and improv teacher.

The Handmaid's Tale star Amanda Brugel, Angela Asher and CSI: Miami's Christopher Redman have nabbed leading roles in Black-ish star Catherine Reitman's original comedy Workin' Moms, now shooting its second season.

Brugel, who portrays Rita on the popular Hulu drama, will play a barista and improv teacher in Workin' Moms, while Asher takes the role of Dorothy, a wealthy eccentric, and Redman grabs the role of a hypnotherapist. The comedy follows four young women in a judgmental mommies' group who form an unlikely friendship.

Reitman, who writes, directs and stars in Workin' Moms, plays a warm and grounded PR exec. Also returning for the sophomore season is Dani Kind as a no-nonsense therapist, The Killing star Juno Rinaldi as Frankie, Orphan Black star Jessalyn Wanlim as Jenny and Philip Sternberg as Nathan.

Los Angeles-based Reitman's acting credits include It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Friends With Benefits and Knocked Up. The half-hour created by Reitman for the CBC is produced by Wolf & Rabbit Entertainment, with production in Toronto.

Reitman and Sternberg are executive producers. Workin' Moms is their production shingle's first TV project.

The series is distributed internationally by Coldsprings Media and is represented by Vanguarde Artist Management and CAA.

 

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