Julianna Marguiles in The morning show (Photo: Apple TV+)
Laura Peterson isn’t going to go off the air anytime soon.
After shaking up The morning show In Season 2, Julianna Margulies will reprise her role as UBA host Laura Peterson in Season 3 of the Apple TV+ original as Alex’s (Jennifer Aniston) former antagonist and Bradley’s (Reese Witherspoon) unexpected love interest. In Season 2, the UBA ladies weathered the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in front of a national audience, and while Laura and Alex mended their broken friendship, Laura and Bradley explored a budding romance.
The announcement of Margulies’ return comes after news that Jon Hamm would be joining The morning show Season 3 as “Corporate Titan” Paul Marks. Margulies and Hamm will appear in a star-studded cast that includes Aniston, Witherspoon, Billy Crudup, Mark Duplass, Holland Taylor and more.
Showrunner Charlotte Stoudt (house of cards hometown) will take over the reins from Kerry Ehrin for the show’s third season.
The first two seasons of The morning show currently streaming on Apple TV+.
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