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Joe Pesci to play Pete Davidson’s grandfather in new series ‘Bupkis’


Peacock announced that Joe Pesci has joined the cast of Bupkis, the new streaming series created and starring Pete Davidson. The 78-year-old Pesci will play Davidson’s grandfather in the show inspired by Davidson’s life. Edie Falco, 59, will portray Davidson’s mother.

Davidson, 28, co-wrote the half-hour comedy with Dave Sirius, who also co-wrote Davidson’s movie The King of Staten Island. Judah Miller is showrunner and Lorne Michaels executive produces. Davidson ended his run on Saturday Night Live this past 47th season.

Peacock has not announced the start of production, or a release date for Bupkis.

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