Nick Frost and Rupert Grint have gained a surprising new co-star for comedy Sick Note

Sick Note

The Sky One comedy Sick Note, which premiers in the autumn, already added a surprise co-star for its second series.

Sick Note, a new comedy starring Nick Frost (Spaced, Overdrive) and Rupert Grint (Harry Potter, Snatch), has already moved on to shooting its second series. What’s more, there’s now a high-profile addition to its cast in the form of Lindsay Lohan (Mean Girls, Machete).

Lohan announced the new role herself, via Twitter.

Sick Note will follow the story of Grint’s Daniel Glass. A compulsive liar, Daniel is wrongly diagnosed with a terminal illness by his incompetent doctor Ian Glennis (Frost). He is then convinced to hide the truth of his misdiagnosis from colleagues, friends and family. Comedy, apparently, ensues. At least you’d hope.

Series two picks up from the end of the first, with Lindsay Lohan taking on the role of Katerina West, the daughter of Daniel’s boss. Said boss will be played by non-other than Don Johnson (Miami Vice, Eastbound & Down)

The first series of Sick Note will air on Sky 1 and TV streaming service NOW TV this autumn. Other shows in the channel’s autumn line-up include Bliss, a comedy starring Stephen Mangan and Heather Graham from Emmy award-winning director David Cross, and Bounty Hunters, a new action-comedy from Jack Whitehall and Freddy Syborn.

Sick Note is produced by King Bert, a company founded by renowned producer Jo Sargent, David Walliams, and Miranda Hart. Written by Nat Saunders and James Serafinowicz, it will be directed by the BAFTA-winner Matt Lipsey (Little Britain, Psychoville).

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