Deadline is reporting that Patrick Renna has landed a recurring role for the upcoming second season of Netflix’s comedy wresting series GLOW.
Inspired by the short-lived show from the 80’s, GLOW is set during in Los Angeles where we follow struggling actress Ruth Wilder searching for a role, any role, that she can sink her teeth into. As she auditions for roles of secretaries, she still has little success until one day a casting director calls her for an unconventional project. She soon learns that the project is auditioning to compete in a fledgling professional wrestling promotion called Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling aka GLOW.
Patrick Renna (whose credits include The Sandlot Kids and Fear, Inc.) will be playing the role of Cupcake, a socially awkward GLOW superfan who is also an enthusiastic baker.
GLOW stars Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Sydelle Noel, Britney Young, Marc Maron, Jackie Tohn, Kate Nash, Britt Baron, Chris Lowell, Rich Sommer, Kimmy Gatewood, Rebekka Johnson, Sunita Mani, Kia Stevens, Gayle Rankin, Ellen Wong, Marianna Palka and Alex Rich. Renna will be joining new cast members Shakira Barrera, Wyatt Nash and Annabella Sciorra.