Watch Norman Lear’s 99th Birthday Surprise Video From Woody Harrelson and Justin Theroux

Watch Norman Lear’s 99th Birthday Surprise Video From Woody Harrelson and Justin Theroux
Norman Lear celebrated the dawn of his second century on the planet by probably accomplishing more than you did in the past month. Not only did he gather with family and friends, but Lear also published an op-ed in The Washington Post, warning of the erosion of voting rights in America, and TBS sealed a deal to develop a new version of his iconic 1970s late-night soap “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.”

“How about that,” said Lear, on the phone from New York. “I can’t overstate how exciting I find that.”

Brent Miller, who runs Lear’s Act III production company, credited Sony for “for really pushing through in the way they have. To make sure that we could close that [TBS] deal right on his birthday was a nice gift.” The updated show is set to star Emily Hampshire (“Schitt’s Creek”) in the title role; Hampshire and Jacob Tierney (“Letterkenny”) are writing and executive producing.
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