Jennifer Jason Leigh pulls 'Weeds' duty

Jenniferjasonleigh_oscars06_240 "Weeds" is growing Nancy Botwin's family plot.

Jennifer Jason Leigh has been cast as the estranged older sister of Mary-Louise Parker's character on Showtime's "Weeds," it was announced Thursday. The indie movie darling will appear in at least two episodes in the upcoming fifth season, which premieres Monday, June 8th at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Leigh will play Jill Price-Gray, the aunt who will take in Shane Botwin (Alexander Gould) when Nancy (Parker) finds herself and her family in harm's way. Jill eventually tires of her own suburban family though and heads over to Agrestic with an arsenal of jealousy, frustration and past grievances to launch at sweet little sis.

Leigh's first episode will air June 15th.

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