Scoop: Susan Sarandon to Guest on Mike & Molly

Michael Slezak
Susan Sarandon Mike and Molly
Susan Sarandon Mike and Molly

Susan Sarandon‘s got the write stuff for Mike & Molly.

The Academy Award-winning actress will guest star on an upcoming episode of the CBS sitcom’s fourth season, playing Molly’s idol JC Small, a literary icon with a beautiful mind and a tortured soul.

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Described by producers as “part JD Salinger with a touch William Faulkner and a sprinkle of Gore Vidal,” JC will give Molly a wild and unforgettable writing lesson that will have ramifications for her entire family. Sarandon weighed in the news herself via Twitter, saying:

Sarandon’s last major TV gig found her playing a self-help author and motivational speaker on Season 3 of Showtime’s The Big C.

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Mike & Molly is slated to return at midseason.

Excited to see Sarandon go toe-to-toe with Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy? Sound off in the comments!

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