Get ready to see a lot of Jane Fonda. Last month the 76-year-old was in Rome filming Paolo Sorrentino’s new movie Youth, which also stars Harvey Keitel, Michael Caine, and Rachel Weisz--to be released in 2015. This month she wrapped up the final episode of HBO's The Newsroom in New York, to air September 2014. She's been nominated for an Emmy as "Outstanding Guest Actress In a Dramatic Series" for her Newsroom role, Leona Lansing -- and based on just one scene! We'll see how Fonda fares at the Emmys on August 25. (P.S. She already has an Emmy on her mantlepiece, from her 1984 performance in the made-for-TV-movie The Dollmaker.)
So what's next? She and Newsroom co-star Sam Waterston are working on a new Netflix comedy series “Grace & Frankie” with Fonda's old pal Lily Tomlin. Fonda and Tomlin play rivals who discover that their husbands, Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston want to run off with each other. But that won't be out--so to speak--until 2015. (Rumors have Dolly Parton showing up on the set of Grace & Frankie for a 9 to 5 kind of flashback!) Fonda will appear on the silver screen September 12 in This Is Where I Leave You. She plays the oversexed widowed mother of Tina Fey and Jason Bateman. See trailer below.
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