Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Debra Jo Rupp and Cady Huffman Join 'He's With Me' Season Two Cast

Debra Jo Rupp, Cady Huffman
Monday Morning Productions welcomes two heavy hitters to the cast of the popular web series, He’s With Me. Television veteran Debra Jo Rupp and Tony winner Cady Huffman are both joining the original ensemble comedy for its second season, set to air in early 2015.

Debra Jo Rupp has made over 300 Television and Film appearances and is probably best known for her role as Kitty Forman on the hit series That 70’s Show. Her feature films include She Wants Me with Josh Gad, Charlie Sheen and Hilary Duff; playing Jay Baruchel’s mom in She’s Out of My League, Kickin It Old Skool with Jamie Kennedy, Air Buddies, Clockwatchers with Toni Collette and Parker Posey, Spymate, Lucky 13, Sgt. Bilko with Steve Martin and Dan Aykroyd, and her first film Big with Tom Hanks.

In addition to That 70’s Show, other memorable television roles include Booking Agent Katie on Seinfeld, Phoebe’s sister-in-law on Friends, guest starring roles on From the Earth to the Moon (dir. Sally Field), The Office, E.R. and most recently the ABC Series Better With You.

Ms. Rupp recently starred as Dr. Ruth Westheimer in the one-woman show "Becoming Dr. Ruth" which was nominated for a Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award. She appeared on Broadway with Kathleen Turner and Charles Durning in the 1990 revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." She also starred Off-Broadway in Cynthia Heimel’s "A Girl’s Guide to Chaos (American Place)," "Frankie and Johnny" in The Clair de Lune (Westside Arts) and "The Butcher of Baraboo" (Second Stage).

Cady Huffman first came to Broadway as a replacement cast member in the hit musical "La Cage aux Folles" (1985), and was quickly cast in Bob Fosse's "Big Deal," to be followed by a Tony-Award nomination for her performance in "The Will Rogers Follies" (1991). In 2001, she played the role of Ulla in the original cast of the Broadway musical "The Producers," by Mel Brooks. Huffman received the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for the role.

She made her film debut in the 1992 film Hero with Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, and Andy García. She has since appeared in Space Marines, Romance & Cigarettes, and The Nanny Diaries. She also appeared in the 2010 film The Company Men alongside Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, and Chris Cooper.

On television she has had guest starring roles on programs such as Frasier, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Mad About You. She also appeared as herself in several guest spots on the television show Curb Your Enthusiasm. Most recently, she has appeared in episodes of The Good Wife. She is a regular food judge on Food Network's Iron Chef America, described by host Alton Brown as "the Kitty Carlisle" of the series. Ms. Huffman’s most recent stage appearance was alongside The Producers costar Nathan Lane in the Broadway production of The Nance.

He’s With Me is an original web series, written and created by Jason Cicci. The first season’s 10 episodes are currently available on YouTube and at www.heswithme.tv. He’s With Me is directed by Sebastian LaCause, director and star of the award-winning series Hustling.

He's With Me series regulars Veronica Reyes, John Cramer, Jason Cicci, Bradford How, Darcie Siciliano
and Ryan Duncan.

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