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HBO's 'Vice Principals' Adds 'Devious Maids' Alum (Exclusive)
HBO's Vice Principals is making a chance at the top.
The role of the principal will now be played by Devious Maids alum Kimberly Hebert Gregory, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Gregory replaces Selfie's Da'Vine Joy Randolph as Dr. Belinda Brown, the confident and powerful new principal at Lincoln High School.
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Created by Eastbound & Down duo Danny McBride and Jody Hill, Vice Principals tells the story of a high school and the people who almost run it, the vice principals. McBride stars as Neal Gamby, the divorced vice principal in charge of discipline at the school.
McBride co-created the series and will exec produce alongside Hill, fellow co-creator David Gordon Green and Stephanie Laing, who all exec produced Eastbound. HBO picked up the long-in-the-works comedy with a massive 18-episode straight-to-series order in May.
Gregory is repped by Don Buchwald & Associates and Washington Square Arts.