Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Molly Shannon is joining the cast of Netflix's Sextuplets movie.
The streaming company announced in a press release Wednesday that the 54-year-old actress and comedian will star with Marlon Wayans in the new comedy.
Sextuplets stars Wayans as Alan, a man who discovers he is a sextuplet during a journey to meet his birth mother. Wayans will play all six siblings, in addition to co-writing and producing the film.
Wayans previously collaborated with Netflix on the movie Naked and his stand-up comedy show, Woke-ish.
"Excited to be in business with Netflix on yet another project. I love how they embrace comedy and diversity. I am looking forward to doing the thing I love most... comedy," he said in August.
On set down here in hot Atanta with my dear friend and oh so talented, Glynn Turman! pic.twitter.com/0dOAMQwxtg— Debbi Morgan (@debbimorgan) October 20, 2018
Shannon came to fame on Saturday Night Live and has since appeared on Will and Grace, Sex and the City and Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. She recently starred in the critically-acclaimed film Other People.