Is an Emmy nomination next for Gabourey Sidibe?
The Precious star and Oscar nominee has signed on to Showtime's new series The Big C as a recurring guest star, the network announced.
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The dark comedy stars Laura Linney
as a Cathy, a teacher and suburban mother who attempts to rebuild her life after a terminal cancer diagnosis. Sidibe, 26, who guest-starred in the pilot, will play a smart-aleck student in Cathy's class.
Showtime orders 13 episodes of The Big CThe Big C
, which has been picked up for 13 episodes, is slated for a late summer premiere.