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Latino Daily News

Saturday February 5, 2011

Rita Moreno Cast in ‘Happily Divorced’ Comedy Based on Fran Drescher’s Life

Latin acting legend, Rita Moreno, is set to start in the TV Land comedy ‘Happily Divorce’, a sitcom adaptation of Fran Drescher’s marriage to a gay man.

Moreno is an Academy, Emmy, Tony and Alma award winner and was last seen in the CBS sitcom Cane.  Valente Rodriguez, who is best known for his role as George Lopez’ best friend in George Lopez is also in the sitcom. 

The sitcom is written by Fran Drescher, star of TV’s Nanny, which focuses on her dating adventures after her divorce after her husband who has suddenly announced he is gay.  As it can only happen in Hollywood, Fran’s now gay ex-husband, Peter Marc Jacobsen is co-producing the show.  Rita Moreno will play Fran’s mom.