Grace & Frankie Will Return For A Fifth Season—With RuPaul

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Netflix has today announced that they're renewing their hit series Grace and Frankie for a fifth season. The fourth began streaming last month on January 19. 

In addition, the media mogul have an even more exciting announcement regarding the future of the Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda-led comedy: RuPaul Charles will join the cast as a guest star, playing Grace and Frankie's adversary Benjamin Le Day.

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The show follows two aging women whose lives are turned upside down after their husbands both simultaneously come out as gay, and in love with each other. It also stars Martin Sheen, Sam Waterston, Brooklyn Decker, June Diane Raphael, Ethan Embry and Baron Vaughn.

Season 3 of Grace and Frankie has received more award nominations that any before it, including Emmy noms for both Tomlin and Fonda. 

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RuPaul was named a TIME 100 Most Influential Person of the Year in 2017 and also won the 2017 Emmy for Outstanding Host for a Reality Competition. 

 

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