When Jane Fonda was last in Australia, we asked her what it’s been like working with Lily Tomlin on the much-acclaimed Netflix series, Grace and Frankie.
Fonda told us working with Tomlin was: “Paradise. I admire her and love her so much.”
“It’s like working with a genius… She really is – there are so many people inside of her. Watching her work and watching how she is in life, is an inspiration.”
“I feel so lucky to be part of Team Lily,” she concluded. You can watch her talking in the video below.
Four episodes of the seventh and final season of Grace and Frankie released
So far, there are four episodes of the seventh and final season of Grace and Frankie streaming on Netflix because filming was delayed because of COVID. Netflix says it plans to load more episodes as they’re available.
Many of us have enjoyed this Emmy-nominated series and this is majorly due to the great work from the actors Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. Netflix announced last year that the seventh season will be the last of the series but it still makes the show the longest-running original Netflix series to date.
The first season of Grace and Frankie premiered in May 2015 and all the previous six seasons of the hit show are now streaming on Netflix.
With the addition of this seventh season, which will end up consisting of 16 episodes, the show will have run for 94 episodes – a large number and this is what makes the show is Netflix’s longest-running original series to date.
The star power of Grace and Frankie
Grace and Frankie has always had all the components needed to keep us glued to our screens whenever we watch it. As well as Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, it also features Martin Sheen and Sam Waterson as their husbands.
The show has won fans all along the way because it has such an interesting storyline – all revolving around Grace and Frankie, who’ve know each other for many years because of the long-standing friendship between their husbands.
That is, until their two husbands come out and say they’re gay and they wish to live as a couple. This leaves the women to live their own life and although they’re very different, they find they bond through this experience.
The series was created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris and airs on Netflix. As Kauffman and Morris have said: “It’s thrilling and somehow fitting, that our show about the challenges, as well as the beauty and dignity of aging, will be the oldest show on Netflix.”
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