Joan Cusack Cast in Showtime’s SHAMELESS

Joan Cusack | Shameless (Showtime)
Joan Cusack has joined the cast of Showtime’s new one-hour original drama series SHAMELESS.

Cusack, who is taking over the role for Allison Janney (who was cast in ABC’s Mr. Sunshine) will appear in all 12 episodes. Cusack will play the role of Sheila, an agoraphobic Chicago housewife with a sexually active teenage daughter who strikes up a special friendship with William H. Macy’s character, Frank Gallagher.

Having gotten the chance to see an early screening of Shameless with Allison Janney in the role, I can only be excited to see Joan Cusack’s take on it. There is one specific crazy scene her character is involved in, it’s brilliant. And speaking of brilliant, Shamless is one of my most-anticipated shows at the moment. I loved, loved, loved the first episode and have been wanting more ever since then. Only a few more months to go.

Shameless will premiere on Sunday, January 9th at 9:00 PM ET/PT on Showtime.

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