According to Deadline.com, 'Real Housewives' star NeNe Leakes, who had a recurring on the current season of Fox's GLEE as cheerleading coach Roz Washington, will once again team up with Glee co-creator Ryan Murphy on his new upcoming NBC comedy pilot THE NEW NORMAL. The project was co-created by Ali Adler.
THE NEW NORMAL will center on "a blended family of a gay couple and their surrogate." The project was co-created by Ali Adler. Leakes will portray the show's Rocky. Andrew Rannells, of Broadway's Book of Mormon, will play one half of the gay couple, while Oceans Thirteen star Ellen Barkin is reportedly in talks to appear as well.
Murphy, Allison Adler and Dante di Loreto will executive produce the pilot, with 20th Century Fox TV producing.
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