Deadline has reported that the Disney+ Original film Better Nate Than Ever has gained a new cast member, none other than Friends (1994) star Lisa Kudrow.
Lisa will play Nate’s long-lost aunt Heidi who helps Nate on his way to achieve his Broadway dream. It’s been confirmed that Lisa will NOT be singing in this adaption.
Better Nate Than Ever is an adaption of the novel of the same name by Tim Federle, who will direct this adaption. The story follows thirteen-year-old Nate Foster who travels from Pittsburgh to New York with his best friend Libby after he failed to be cast in the lead role of his school play. Casting is currently underway but is being kept under wraps. The film is being made by Walt Disney Studios for Disney+.