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Gabourey Sidibe Lands Role in Showtime Series

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.

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