Actress Alexis Bledel to Join Jason Ritter in ‘Friends & Family’

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Deadline is reporting Gilmore Girls alum Alexis Bledel has been cast to star opposite Jason Ritter in the FOX pilot Friends & Family.

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In her first series regular role since Gilmore Girls, Alexis Bledel is set as the female lead opposite Jason Ritter in Friends & Family, Fox‘s single-camera comedy pilot from writer David Rosen, Sony TV and BBC Worldwide Prods. Based on the UK series Gavin & Stacey, Friends & Family focuses on the key life moments for Gavin (Ritter) and Stacey (Bledel), who try to maintain their relationship while combining their polarizing families’ lives.