April 2nd, 2012
01:02 PM ET
The new cast members of the revitalized comedy sketch show “In Living Color” have some mighty big clown shoes to fill.
The two newest players - announced late last week, per Deadline - are actress Kali Hawk, whom some of you know as Shelby on Fox's “New Girl,” and newcomer Jennifer Bartels.
Fans may also recognize Hawk from “Couples Retreat, “Bridesmaids” and “Get Him to the Greek."
The women join fellow fresh faces Jermaine Fowler and Lil Rel Howery.
The '90s "SNL"-type sketch show helped break the careers of such stars as Jamie Foxx, Jim Carrey, Keenan Ivory Wayans and David Alan Grier. Plus a young Jennifer Lopez got her career start on the show as a “fly girl.”
The new “In Living Color” is expected to debut as two half-hour specials.
According to Deadline, they’ll film in April, with the expectation of airing around May.
We’re also coming up on the 25th anniversary of the groundbreaking original, and Fox will broadcast a special on “In Living Color” on April 22.
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