Netflix will move forward on a fifth season of comedy “Grace and Frankie,” which stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as two aging women dealing with life after their husbands (Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston) reveal they were gay and leave them for each other. The show, which comes from creators Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, is executive produced by Kauffman, Morris, Paula Weinstein, John Hoffman, Billy Finnegan, Robbie Tollin, Fonda, Tomlin, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross. It also stars Brooklyn Decker, June Diane Raphael, Ethan Embry, and Baron Vaughn.
RuPaul has booked a guest star stint on the new season. He will portray Benjamin Le Day, a “formidable and quick-witted adversary who faces off with Grace and Frankie.
Fifty-two episodes of “Grace and Frankie” have been produced in the first four seasons on Netflix.