Kirk Pulls Weeds for Showtime


Showtime Networks Inc.’s new comedy series has added an Emmy Award-nominated actor to its cast.

Justin Kirk (Angels in America) has joined the cast of Weeds, a 10-episode series produced by Lions Gate Television and also starring Mary Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins and Kevin Nealon.

Weeds -- which, the network said, “exposes the dirty little secrets that lie behind the pristine lawns and shiny closed doors of homes in the fictional town of Agrestic, Calif.” -- will premiere this summer.