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Leah Remini joins 'Kevin Can Wait' cast for Season 2

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Karen Butler
Angelo Pagan (L) and Leah Remini attend FOX Sports/PAC-10 Conference Hollywood premiere night in Los Angeles on July 29, 2010. Remini has joined the Season 2 cast of Kevin Can Wait. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Angelo Pagan (L) and Leah Remini attend FOX Sports/PAC-10 Conference Hollywood premiere night in Los Angeles on July 29, 2010. Remini has joined the Season 2 cast of "Kevin Can Wait." File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

June 3 (UPI) -- Leah Remini confirmed via Instagram she has signed on as a full-time cast member for Season 2 of the CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait.

"Dreams do come true #blessed #grateful," the actress wrote, alongside a photo of her with star Kevin James, which was taken when she recently made a guest appearance at the end of Season 1.

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Remini's post also included a link to a Deadline.com story offering details about her casting as a regular on the new show of her former, longtime co-star from King of Queens.

The report said the actress will reprise her role as undercover cop Vanessa Cellucci when the series returns in the fall.

Kevin Can Wait follows James' Kevin Gable, a married father and former police officer trying to adjust to retirement on Long Island.

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