Jane Lynch and Cyndi Lauper to Star in New 'Golden Girls for Today' Netflix Series

Jane Lynch and Cyndi Lauper are starring in a new Netflix show reminiscent of Golden Girls, Lynch (possibly accidentally) told a room full of reporters backstage at the Creative Arts Emmys.

“I pitched a show to Netflix and they bought it, so that’s nice, I don’t know if I can talk about it, but I’ll tell you it’s with Cyndi Lauper, so there,” she said. So there!

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Asked for more details, Lynch pondered whether she should, concluded that she shouldn’t, and then offered them up anyway:

“We’re our age, which you know, I’m almost 60 and [Lauper is] 65, and we’re looking for our next act without having husbands or children. And there will be two other folks in it who haven’t been cast yet. So it’s kind of a ‘Golden Girls’ for today.”

Variety reports that writer and comedian Carol Leifer is also involved, per a post found on Leifer’s Facebook page.

“It’s official, heading out next with a new half-hour comedy, starring Jane Lynch and Cyndi Lauper,” she wrote in a post in July. “A writer’s dream to work with these two legends. Can’t wait to see where we land…”

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Please list all of your hopes and dreams for this series in the comments, which as you know is the only way they will come true. 

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