Caitlyn Jenner’s character in Amazon’s Transparent is not truly a character at all! The Olympian. actuality star. advocate and, now, actress will play herself in the award-winning drama about a father who comes out as a transgender female, in accordance to a single of the show’s stars. “She’s herself,” Judith Light, who plays Shelly Pfefferman, tells Entertainment Tonight of Jenner’s season 3 position. which has currently concluded filming. “It truly is ideal. What could be far more excellent? I’m not in that scene and I wasn’t there the day that she filmed, but what could be much more best than getting her as portion of the demonstrate?” Executive producer Jill Soloway first confirmed the news to the Associated Press in April, but did not disclose precisely which portion Jenner, 66, would be holding the series. “She’s the most renowned trans lady on the planet, she’s in the most renowned loved ones on the planet,” Soloway told PEPOLE of Jenner in November, “It’s a blessing.
There are so number of out trans function designs. I liken it to when you are a tiny child and you want to cross the street, but the highway’s also occupied and so everybody holds hands and walks across collectively.”
And the cast could not be buzzing much more about this ideal match. “It was fun to have her on set,” costar Jay Duplass, who plays Josh Pfefferman, informed of Jenner. “Individuals are nervous about how she exhibits up on Transparent.
All I can say is that as soon as they see it, they’ll be truly pleased because it tends to make a whole lot of sense the way that it transpires.” Amazon has previously picked up the series for season 4. In the meantime, season three is slated to premiere this fall.