Metcalf is best known for playing the title character's sister, Jackie, on the classic sit-com "Roseanne." She was recently seen in the film "Stop-Loss" and was nominated for a Tony Award for her work in the Broadway play "November."
The Hollywood Reporter said Metcalf will play the matriarch of a family of loan sharks in her new TV series, which was penned by "The Sopranos" scribes Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider.
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