CBS’ ‘Mother’ has misplaced considered one of its longtime stars, as Anna Faris simply revealed she gained’t be returning to the sitcom for Season 8.
Simply over per week earlier than CBS’ Mother was scheduled to start manufacturing on Season 8, one the collection’ main girls — Anna Faris — made the stunning announcement that she could be leaving the sitcom after seven seasons. Anna, 43, is claimed to be leaving the present for different profession alternatives, and a rep for Warner Bros. Tv instructed our sister web site TVLine that Anna’s character, Christy, won’t be recast.
“The previous seven years on Mother have been a number of the most fulfilling and rewarding of my profession,” Anna Faris mentioned in a press release offered to HollywoodLife. “I’m so grateful to Chuck [Lorre], the writers, and my superb castmates for creating a really great work expertise. Whereas my journey as Christy has come to an finish, permitting me to pursue new alternatives, I’ll be watching subsequent season and rooting for my TV household.”
In the meantime, WBTV, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions launched their very own joint assertion to handle Anna’s exit. They instructed HollywoodLife, “From the inception of Mother, Anna was the primary and solely alternative for the position of Christy. We’re so happy with the tales we now have been in a position to inform throughout Anna’s seven years with us. We want Anna all the perfect, and we thank her for her lovely portrayal.”
TVLine additionally shared that Christy’s absence in Season Eight might be addressed in a storyline, nevertheless, right now, no additional particulars had been revealed. We additionally should notice that because the present premiered in 2013, it has centered round Anna’s character, who was a newly sober single mother making an attempt to lift her youngsters amidst a not-so-pleasant relationship along with her mother (Allison Janney).
The present, which is claimed to be eyeing a November return date, is at present CBS’ third best-rated sitcom.