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Mrs. American Pie - Ricky Martin Cast As Lead In Apple TV+ Period Comedy


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Global superstar Ricky Martin is to lead Apple TV+ comedy series Mrs. American Pie, Deadline can reveal.

Martin will star in Mrs. American Pie as the male lead, Robert, and is the latest to be added to a cast list that includes Kristen Wiig, Alison Janney and Laura Dern for the series that is exec produced by Dern.

The move is a huge lead role for Martin, who was last seen playing Antonio D’Amico in Ryan Murphy’s critically-acclaimed FX drama The Assassination of Gianni Versace, part of the American Crime story anthology.

He is understood to be seeking meatier roles as he develops his acting career and Mrs. American Pie is a perfect opportunity.

The 10-parter is a period comedy piece based on the novel by Juliet McDaniel.

Wiig leads as Maxine Simmons, a woman attempting to secure her seat at America’s most exclusive table: Palm Beach high society.

The series was developed by Dern and her producing partner Jayme Lemons via their Jaywalker Pictures banner. Abe Sylvia, who is behind Jessica Chastain’s upcoming George & Tammy series, will write, exec produce and showrun the series.

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