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Andrew Rannells, Justin Bartha, & 'New Normal' Cast: 'Vogue' Feature!

Check out the cast of The New Normal in this new feature for Vogue magazine’s October 2012 issue, which features cover gal Keira Knightley.

The show’s creator Ryan Murphy spoke with the mag about the series and its stars Andrew Rannells, Justin Bartha, Georgia King, Ellen Barkin, NeNe Leakes, and Bebe Wood.

Andrew‘s character is clearly me,” Ryan said. “Ali Adler, who is the co-creator, is very good at writing me, which is interesting to read. I’m like, ‘Really? I say that?’ It’s a mind trip.”

“Of course we tested it with an audience in Burbank,” Ryan said of a scene in the pilot where two male characters kiss. “And it was the lowest-testing scene in the pilot. Everybody was like, ‘You are going to have to cut that scene if you want to get picked up.’ But then NBC said, ‘Do not touch it. We love it. It’s important.’ And I thought, Wow, it’s a different world than when I was fifteen, watching Paul Lynde on Hollywood Squares.”

For more from Ryan, visit Vogue.com.

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Andrew Rannells: 'New Normal' PaleyFest with Justin Bartha!

Andrew Rannells puts his arm around his The New Normal co-star Justin Bartha at the 2012 PaleyFest: Fall TV Preview of NBC’s The New Normal held at The Paley Center for Media on Wednesday (September 5) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 34-year-old actor and Justin, also 34, were joined at the event by their co-stars Georgia King, Bebe Wood, and NeNe Leakes!

The New Normal
, created by Ryan Murphy, is set to premiere on September 11 at 9:30pm EST! Be sure to check it out – we can’t wait to see it!

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Andrew Rannells & Justin Bartha: Baby Bumps for 'New Normal'

Andrew Rannells and Justin Bartha sport baby bumps in this new promo pic for their upcoming NBC series, The New Normal.

Synopsis: These days, families come in all forms – single dads, double moms, sperm donors, egg donors, one-night-stand donors… It’s 2012 and anything goes. Bryan (Rannells, Book of Mormon) and David (Bartha, The Hangover) are a Beverly Hills couple and they have it all. Well, almost. With successful careers and a committed and loving partnership, the one thing missing is a baby. And just when they think the stars will never align, enter Goldie (Georgia King), an extraordinary young woman with a checkered past. A Midwestern waitress and single mother looking to escape her dead-end life and small-minded grandmother (Ellen Barkin), Goldie decides to change everything and move to L.A. with her precocious 8-year-old daughter. Desperate and broke – but also fertile – Goldie quickly becomes the guys’ surrogate and quite possibly the girl of their dreams. Surrogate mother, surrogate family.

Also pictured inside: Glee guest star and Real Housewife of Atlanta Nene Leakes.

The New Normal, which was created by Glee‘s Ryan Murphy, was picked up for the upcoming season.

Check out the new trailer promo for the show below!

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