By: Jeff Graham
Former soap star and current hunk Justin Hartley, who rose to noted prominence this year for his role in the hit NBC show This Is Us, has been cast in the Bad Moms sequel – A Bad Moms Christmas – where he will be joining original stars Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, and Kathryn Hahn. Producing and creatives partners Jon Lucas and Scott Moore are returning to pen the script, direct the film, and produce.The movie is expected to premiere on November 3rd of this year.
Hartley has been cast as Ty Swindle, a sexy firefighter who earns extra cash by performing as an erotic dancer by night. The film, borrowing from the madcap themes of the first movie, will introduce the moms of the original cast, adding a geneerational dynamic to the franchise.
Hartley, who is repped by Innovative, has worked consistently on television. His other credits include ABC dramas Mistresses and Revenge, as well as Smallville.