Cybill Shepherd Joins Lifetime Drama 'The Client List'

Cybill Shepherd Heartbreak Kid Premiere - P 2012
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Cybill Shepherd Heartbreak Kid Premiere - P 2012

Shepherd will reprise her role as co-star Jennifer Love Hewitt's mother in an upcoming drama series based on the network's 2010 telepic.

Cybill Shepherd is making her return to television in a role for which she's already familiar.

The well-known actress will star opposite Jennifer Love Hewitt in Lifetime's upcoming drama, The Client List, a drama based on the network's original movie of the same name. The news comes some five months after Lifetime announced it would order 10 hourlong episodes of the Sony-produced project, which starred both Hewitt and Shepherd. 

The drama centers on Hewitt, who will reprise her role as a housewife in a conservative Texas town. The character takes a job at a day spa to make ends meet, but quickly realizes that the parlor's employees are actually prostitutes servicing prominent members of society. In an attempt to relieve her own financial hardships, she too turns to prostitution. Shepherd will play the part of Hewitt's mother once again. The casting marks her first regular series roles since her mid-1990s hit sitcom, Cybill

Shepherd, who has guested on both USA's Psych and ABC's No Ordinary Family, is repped by Buchwald/Fortitude, Hofflund Co. and Hansen Jacobson.