Justin Long teams up with Anna Faris for sitcom

Jul 30, 2013, 23:56 IST | PTI

Hollywood actor Justin Long will be seen opposite "Scary Movie" star Anna Faris for CBS's new sitcom 'Mom'.

The 35-year-old "Jeepers Creepers" star is slated to play the love interest of Faris who is struggling with her alcohol addition, reported Contactmusic. Created and Produced by Chuck Lorre, the show will premiere on September 23 this year.

Justin Long and Anna Faris
Justin Long and Anna Faris (Pic/Santa Banta)

Talking about the character, Lorre insists Faris's drinking problem will be highlighted in the show's first few episodes.

While for Long he says, "Doesn't know what he's in for, but he's going to be her first shot for a meaningful relationship." A special guest appearance by "The Help" actress Octavia Spencer is expected in the initial episodes. 

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