Brad Bell & Janina Gavankar
True Blood alum Janina Gavankar is joining the cast of The CW's web seriesHusbands, TVGuide.com has learned.
She'll join Elaine Carroll, the creator of College Humor's Mary-Kate Olsen satireVery Mary Kate in playing "odd, modern incarnations of suburban sitcom archetypes," according to Husbands showrunner Brad Bell. The show is about a gay couple who accidentally gets married after just six weeks of dating and later moves to the suburbs.
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Gavankar, who played Luna Garza on True Blood, will play "something of a trophy wife, but we get the impression maybe she murdered someone to get that title," according to Bell. Carroll, whom Bell describes as "a master of rapid banter," also has a few tricks up her sleeve.
Husbands' third season debuts on Thursday, Aug. 15 as part of the CW's launch of new original comedy programming on CW Seed.