Rita Moreno to co-star in Amy Poehler pilot ‘Old Soul’

rita-morenoFresh of winning the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award, Rita Moreno has her next gig lined up. Amy Poehler got the go ahead to produce the pilot for Old Soul, a single-camera comedy that she co-created and is co-producing with Josh Bycel and Jonathan Fener and according to Deadline, Rita Moreno was tapped for a lead role.

The show will star Natasha Lyonne as a former wild child who now runs a business that cares for the elderly, who she can apparently relate to more than people her age. One of her clients is Rita, played by Rita Moreno, a former Broadway star who is sexy and flamboyant.

Fingers crossed this one goes to order.

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