Looks like comedic legend Rosie O’Donnell is headed back to the pitch in the new A League Of Their Own series for Amazon.
According to a report from Deadline, the 59-year-old actress will be making a guest appearance on the forthcoming reboot.
O’Donnell opened up about the role during her appearance on Danny Pellegrino’s podcast Everything Iconic.
“I’m playing a bartender in one of the scenes at a local gay bar,” she revealed. “I didn’t shot it yet. I’m shooting it in the upcoming months.”
The Now and Then actress went on to talk about being approached to do the reboot by the series star Abbi Jacobson.
“When I was told that she was doing League, she called me up and said ‘Ro would you do it?’ and I was like, ‘In a minute,'” she explained.
“And then she sent me the pilot that she did and it was just beautiful. Really well done.”
The A League Of Their Own reboot is set to follow a new batch of characters as they follow their dreams of being involved in the baseball industry.
In a statement from Amazon, the series will take a “deeper look at race and sexuality, following the journey of a whole new ensemble of characters as they carve their own paths towards the field, both in the league and outside of it.”
Chante Adams, D’Arcy Carden, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Roberta Colindrez, Kelly McCormack, Priscilla Delgado, Molly Ephraim, Kate Berlant and Melanie Field are also set to star in the show.
Even though viewers will have to wait a bit for the rebooted series, fans of O’Donnell can catch her in the upcoming season of The L Word: Generation Q.
In the same interview with Pellegrino, the former talk show host spilled some tea surrounding her character.
“I got a brochure from the L Word of what I can and can’t talk about, it was like reading a thesis,” she explained.
“What I’m allowed to tell you is that I’m Tina’s fiancé and Bette (Jennifer Beals) is not necessarily happy about it.”
Check out the trailer for The L-Word: Generation Q below.