John Travolta to Guest Star on Kirstie Alley's Sitcom
John Travolta has signed up for a TV gig that will reunite him with his "Look Who's Talking" co-star Kirstie Alley. The "Pulp Fiction" actor is slated to guest star on TV Land's new original sitcom "Kirstie".
"I'm excited about working with Kirstie again, in addition to such terrific talent on the show," the Daniel "Danny" Zuko of "Grease" says in a press release. "It's always a treat to be surrounded by people you respect so much both personally and professionally."
The equally excited Alley tweets, "John Travolta is gonna be on our new show KIRSTIE!!!!!! SOOO excited to work together again!!! We are gonna have a BALL!! @tvland !!"
Alley stars in and executive produces "Kirstie", which centers on her character Madison Banks, a Broadway star whose life is turned upside-down when Arlo (Eric Petersen), the son she gave up at birth, suddenly appears in her life, hoping to connect after his adoptive parents have died. Also featuring Rhea Perlman and Michael Richards, the comedy will premiere Wednesday, December 4.
Travolta will play a stagehand on the Broadway show that stars Maddie. He will shoot his part later this month and his episode will air sometime in the season. The role marks the "Saturday Night Fever" star's first TV gig since he took a main role on 1970s "Welcome Back, Kotter".
Alley and Travolta played a couple who met by a chance in 1989's romantic comedy movie "Look Who's Talking". They reprised their roles in the two sequels, "Look Who's Talking Too" (1990) and "Look Who's Talking Now" (1993).
- Tarek El Moussa Addresses Rumors He Called Estranged Wife Christina a 'Whore'
- George Clooney Writes Touching Tribute to Cousin and 'NCIS: LA' Star Miguel Ferrer Who Dies at 61
- Little Mix Releases Sexy and Colorful Music Video for 'Touch'
- ABC Is Considering 'Black-ish' Spin-Off Starring Yara Shahidi
- Anne Hathaway to Join Rebel Wilson in 'Nasty Women'
- Everyone Loves Chrissy Teigen for Showing Off Her Stretch Marks in New Photo
- Mandy Moore Is Eager to Have Kids 'Sooner Than Later.' Ready to Start a Family?
- Ed Sheeran Wants to Collaborate With Beyonce, Plans Tour in March