Ah, Geena Davis. Kickass actress, Olympic level archer, all around icon who you constantly wonder what she’s doing now. Well, today is the day at question gets answered: she’s working on the upcoming season of GLOW.
Yes, Davis will be joining Netflix’s show which fictionalizes the origins of Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. At the end of season 2, the girls were headed off to do shows in Las Vegas after their show was cancelled. Davis plays Sandy Devereaux St. Clair, the former showgirl turned entertainment director of the Fan-Tan Hotel and Casino, where GLOW will doing their performances. Whether she will be friend, foe, or both is still up in the air.
Don’t think these ladies are going to have it easy in Sin City – the show will put all the wrestlers to the test. “We didn’t think Vegas was a purely optimistic place. It’s a place that, at least for us, makes our hair go up on our arms as in, ‘Oh no, what’s going to happen there?'” showrunner Carly Mensch told The Hollywood Reporter.
Here’s one of the first images of Davis’ character:
GLOW Season 3 will premiere on Netflix on August 9, 2019.