The collection celebs Jane Fonda as well as additionally Lily Tomlin in the title features of Grace as well as additionally Frankie, 2 not most likely buddies that are integrated after their partners present that they like each numerous other as well as additionally approach to get wed. Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen, Brooklyn Decker, Ethan Embry, June Diane Raphael, as well as additionally Baron Vaughn co-star in sustaining features. It premiered on Netflix on May 8, 2015, with all 13 episodes of the first duration introduced simultaneously. The 2nd with sixth periods, in addition including 13 episodes each, was introduced on May 6, 2016, March 24, 2017, January 19, 2018, January 18, 2019, as well as additionally January 15, 2020, especially.
Grace as well as additionally Frankie got mixed assessments upon its introducing, nonetheless, its second as well as additionally being successful periods have actually been met a mostly favorable function from tv doubters. It has actually obtained a number of elections, consisting of 5 Primetime Emmy Award elections for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series as well as additionally a Golden Globe Award election for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy.
On September 4, 2019, the collection was restored for a 7th and also last season consisting of 16 episodes, making it the longest-running Netflix original series with 94 episodes.
The series follows Grace, a retired cosmetics mogul, and also Frankie, a hippie art teacher, whose husbands, Robert and Sol, are successful divorce lawyers in San Diego. Grace and Frankie's lives are turned upside down when Robert and Sol announce that they are in love with each other and are leaving their wives. Now, the women, who have never particularly liked each other, are forced to live together and learn to unite and cope with difficulties.
In March 2014, Netflix finalized a deal for a 13-episode straight-to-series order for Grace and Frankie, with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin attached to star in the lead roles. The series was written and created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, who also serve as executive producers alongside Fonda, Tomlin, Paula Weinstein and Tate Taylor, and Skydance Productions' Dana Goldberg, David Ellison, and Marcy Ross.
On May 26, 2015, Netflix renewed the series for a 2nd period which premiered on May 6, 2016. On December 10, 2015, the collection was renewed for a third season which premiered on March 24, 2017. On April 12, 2017, the collection was renewed for a fourth season, which premiered on January 19, 2018. On February 15, 2018, the series was renewed for a fifth season.
Casting announcements began in June 2014, with Martin Sheen cast in the role of Robert, Grace's husband. The following month, Sam Waterston was cast in the role of Sol, Frankie's husband. June Diane Raphael and also also Baron Vaughn were then added to the cast, with Raphael cast in the role of Brianna, Grace, and also Robert's elder daughter, who rebels against Grace's decorum. Vaughn signed onto the role of Nwabudike, Frankie and also Sol's son. Shortly afterwards, Ethan Embry and also Brooklyn Decker were cast in the remaining roles on the series. Embry joined in the role of Coyote, Frankie, and also Sol's recovering drug-addicted son, while Decker signed onto the role of Mallory, Grace, and also Robert's younger daughter.
In October 2015, it was announced Sam Elliott would appear in the second period as Grace's love interest. In April 2017, it was reported that Lisa Kudrow will appear in the fourth season as Sheree, Grace's manicurist. In February 2018, the same day as the fifth season was commissioned, RuPaul was confirmed to appear in the fifth season as a rival of Grace and also additionally Frankie.