The Office US’s Jenna Fischer to star in series about a marriage reignited by its divorce

It's called Splitting Up Together

Click to follow

Jenna Fischer, who you probably know as Pam from The Office US, has signed on to star in Splitting Up Together, a comedy pilot with a view to a series for ABC.

Based on the 2016 series created by Mette Heeno, it will tell the story of a couple whose marriage is reignited by their divorce.

Fischer will play Lena, Deadline reports, who is “struggling to navigate a new life after her divorce from ex-husband Martin, whose laid-back approach to raising their three children appalls her.”

Suburgatory and Selfie creator Emily Kapnek is behind the US remake, with Dean Holland directing.

The US Office fans got a fun footnote to the series last month, when Chili’s officially un-banned Fischer from its restaurants.

 

Comments