Emmy and Golden Globe winning actress Kirstie Alley has landed a series regular role in the upcoming second season of Fox's Scream Queens.
According to Deadline, Alley will play "a brilliant and devious administrator" at Cathy Munsch's (Jamie Lee Curtis) C.U.R.E. Institute.
The 65-year-old actress is best known for playing Rebecca Howe in the classic television series Cheers and Mollie Ubriacco in the Look Who's Talking film series, as well as being a spokesperson for the Jenny Craig weight loss program. Her other acting credits include starring roles in the TV Land comedy series Kirstie and Showtime's Fat Actress.
Years after the murderous events at Kappa House, Dean Munsch purchases an abandoned hospital under the guise of fixing the healthcare system in America. After recruiting surgeons, Dr. Brock Holt and Dr. Cassidy Cascade, as well as medical student Zayday Williams, the Dean shocks everyone when she enlists the services of the disgraced Chanels to join the ranks at the teaching hospital. Meanwhile, secrets from the hospital's past begin to reveal themselves and a new killer surfaces
The cast features Emma Roberts as Chanel Oberlin, Jamie Lee Curtis as Dean Cathy Munsch, Lea Michele as Hester, Abigail Breslin as Chanel #5, Billie Lourd as Chanel #3, Keke Palmer as Zayday Williams, John Stamos as Dr. Brock Holt, Taylor Lautner as Dr. Cassidy Cascade, and James Earl as Chamberlain Jackson.
Scream Queens is from Ryan Murphy Television and Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision in association with 20th Century Fox Television. The series is created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan, who also serve as writers and directors on the series. Scream Queens is executive-produced by Murphy, Falchuk, Brennan and Alexis Martin Woodall (American Horror Story: Hotel).
Season 2 of Scream Queens premieres Tuesday, September 20 at 9/8c on FOX!