Rosie O’Donnell to appear in League of Their Own reboot | People


Rosie O’Donnell will make an appearance in the “League of Their Own” television series.

The 59-year-old actress – who played Doris Murphy in the original 1992 film – has confirmed that she will make a cameo appearance in Abbi Jacobson and Will Graham’s upcoming reboot, which is based on the film but will feature a new decor. of characters.

Speaking on the “Everything Iconic With Danny Pellegrino” podcast, she revealed, “I play a bartender in one of the scenes at the local gay bar.

“I had a great experience on ‘A League of Their Own’. I love the women of “Broad City” and when I was told [Abbi] was doing ‘League’, she called me up and said, ‘Ro, would you do that?’ And I said, ‘In a minute.’ … Then she sent me the pilot she did and it was really beautiful.

The original film followed a fictional team from the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, which debuted during WWII, and Rosie was convinced her character was gay, despite director Penny Marshall’s disagreement with her vision of her Quirk. ego.

She said: “It’s funny, during ‘A League of Our Own’ my character again, I think, was gay.

“And when she had that speech -” I never really felt like a real girl. I always felt like a fake girl, not even a girl, but now there are many of us and I feel like everything is fine. It’s not a gay thing.


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