David Schwimmer to Star on 'Will & Grace' in Recurring Role

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Friends alum David Schwimmer is set to star in the upcoming second season of NBC's Will & Grace revival in a recurring guest role.

Schwimmer will be featured as a new love interest for series star Debra Messing (Grace) as part of a potential five-episode arc, Deadline reported.

Messing confirmed Schwimmer's casting on Instagram Wednesday, stating how excited she was to join the actor on the series.

"Grace is getting a [heart emoji] INTEREST!!!!!! Yes that's right! David Schwimmer is coming to play in my sandbox and I. AM. PSYCHED!!!!!" Messing said alongside a screenshot of a news article announcing the casting.

Schwimmer, best known for portraying Ross on 10 seasons of NBC's Friends, was last seen portraying Robert Kardashian in FX's The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.

Will & Grace returns with an 18-episode second season on Oct. 4. The revival was renewed for an 18-episode third season, its 11th overall, in March.

By Wade Sheridan

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.

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