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First Look at Gabby Sidibe In “The Big C”

First Look at Gabby Sidibe In "The Big C"

Apparently it’s TV trailer Thursday as I sit here at a coffee shop in downtown Cleveland… it seems I keep coming across first looks at some of my more anticipated future television watching. My final TV-related post of the day (I promise) comes with this 3-minute long trailer for Showtime’s Laura Linney-gets-cancer comedic drama “The Big C.” I love me some Laura Linney, and Showtime generally doesn’t let me down lately (except the second season of “Nurse Jackie” so far – which is fucking horrible)… so I was seriously looking forward to this. Throw in the guest-star-turned-full-time-cast-member switch of Gabourey Sidibe’s involvement and I was already very pre-sold. And while sadly this trailer is a bit of a letdown… I’m obviously not capable of giving it a full judgement based on 3 minutes (but the writing definitely feels weak here, and the tone a bit off for Showtime, no?). But the good news is that they certainly did up the Sidibe ante…. Yesterday, guest star.. today, second billed regular cast member! And a badass that smokes inside and makes sassy comments to boot! Presenting, the second coming of Sidibe:

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