Gabourey Sidibe Lands Role in Showtime Series
Gabourey Sidibe will have a recurring role in The Big C, a dark comedy series on Showtime.
The 26-year-old Academy Award nominee guest starred in the show’s pilot – The Big C stars Laura Linney as Cathy, a suburban mom and teacher who’s been diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Gabby will play a quick-witted student in Cathy’s class. Oliver Platt will play Cathy’s husband, according to Access Hollywood.
Production is set to begin in May for a summer debut.