There’s a new girl in town!
Geena Davis has joined Season Three of ’80s-set professional wrestling drama, GLOW.
The Academy-award winning actress is set to play Sandy Devereaux St. Clair a former showgirl turned entertainment director of the Fan-Tan Hotel and Casino, the backdrop for the third season. She is set to will star in a total of five of the 10 episodes.
Created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch, the series follows the characters of a 1980s syndicated women’s professional wrestling circuit, the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling aka GLOW.
Season Three will see the women quickly realize Sin City is much more grind than glitter. Ruth’s (Alison Brie) passion for the show begins to take a backseat to her increasingly complicated personal life. Debbie (Betty Gilpin) is making headway as a producer but finds it hard to cope with the distance from her son. As their Las Vegas residency wears on, the lines blur between performance and reality and the women find themselves struggling with their own identities.
Season Three of GLOW debuts August 9.