Jennifer Jason Leigh Is High on Weeds

Actress to be the older sister of Mary-Louise Parker.
BYEvan Jacobs | April 16th, 2009

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer Jason Leigh will be playing a recurring role on Showtime's series Weeds.

Actress will play Mary-Louise Parker's estranged older sister.

Leigh will appear in at least two episodes of the series, which got picked up last year for a fifth and sixth season.

When Nancy (Parker) finds herself and her family in danger, she sends brother-in-law, Andy (Justin Kirk), to take her child, Shane (Alexander Gould), to stay with the older sister, Jill (Leigh), that she doesn't know that well.

Then Jill finds herself not liking her own "suburban family" and she reenters Nancy's life.

The fifth season of Weeds comes on Showtime in June.

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