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Judith Light joins cast of Starzplay original series, Shining Vale

The Politician actress features in the chilling half-hour series from Jeff Astrof and Sharon Horgan

The Politician actress Judith Light has joined the cast of Starzplay original series, Shining Vale.

The chilling half-hour series from Jeff Astrof and Sharon Horgan is a horror comedy about a dysfunctional family that moves from the city to a small town into a house where terrible atrocities have taken place. 

But no one seems to notice except for Pat (played by Courtney Cox), who is convinced she’s either depressed or possessed, the symptoms of both afflictions being exactly the same. 

Jeff Astrof

Light will play Joan, Pat’s Lithium-infused mother, who has long battled mental illness, and her daughter, whom she blames for her condition. Joan is vain and hyper-critical, taking any opportunity to recall her prized youth or belittle Pat. Of all the horrors Pat faces, becoming Joan is perhaps the most frightening.

The cast also features Greg Kinnear, Mira Sorvino, Merrin Dungey, Gus Birney and Dylan Gage.

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