12:00pm PT by Kate Stanhope
'Will & Grace' Enlists 'Scandal' Trio for Guest Roles
Will & Grace has lined up several Scandal-ous guest stars for upcoming episodes.
Dan Bucatinsky, Matthew Letscher and Barry Bostwick, all of whom had memorable arcs on the Shonda Rhimes drama, have been tapped to appear, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Aquarius grad Andy Favreau is also slated for a guest role.
As per usual on the revival, there are no details yet about who they're playing, with the exception of Emmy-winner Bucatinsky, who is reprising his role as Neil. The actor-writer-producer guest-starred in a season two episode, "The Hospital Show," as a man who goes on an unsuccessful date with Will (Eric McCormack).
Guest stars so far this season include Jane Lynch, Max Greenfield, Andrew Rannells and Kyle Bornheimer, as well as returning faces from the show's original eight-season run, including Harry Connick Jr., Minnie Driver and Leslie Jordan. Bobby Cannavale and Molly Shannon are also set to reprise their roles in upcoming episodes.
Bucatinsky's acting credits include The Comeback, 24: Legacy and the upcoming Steven Spielberg newspaper drama, The Post. He is repped by CAA, Sanders Armstrong Caserta and Myman Greenspan.
Letscher's credits include Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, The Carrie Diaries and Boardwalk Empire. He is repped by APA, Sanders Armstrong Caserta and McKuin Frankel.
Bostwick's roles include The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Spin City and Cougar Town. He is repped by TalentWorks and Vanguard Management Group.
Favreau, who will next star in NBC's midseason comedy Champions from executive producer Mindy Kaling, is repped by Innovative Artists and Main Title Entertainment.
Currently on hiatus because of Thursday Night Football, Will & Grace is set to return with new episodes on Thursday, Jan. 4, at 9 p.m. In addition to the 16-episode first season, the revival of the Universal TV multicam is already renewed for a 13-episode second season.