Jennifer Garner Returns to TELEVISION for First Time Since Alias in Lena Dunham’s New HBO Comedy

Alias fans, your prayers to the TELEVISION gods have actually been addressed. Sort of.

After ending her run as the renowned spy Sydney Bristow in 2006, Jennifer Garner is lastly making her go back to TELEVISION … and she’s doing it with Lena Dunham

Garner is set to star in Dunham and Girls co-creator Jenni Konner‘s dark funny for HBO, E! News has actually verified. Camping will be an eight-episode restricted series based upon the British series of the exact same name, and is considering to start production in Los Angeles this spring.

As for the facility? It type of seem like Big Little Lies satisfies The Big Chill in the woods.

Centering around the yet-to-be cast Walt’s 45 th birthday, which “was supposed to be a delightful weekend back to nature, at least according to his obsessively organized and aggressively controlling wife Kathryn. But when the camping trip gathers Kathryn’s meek sister, holier than thou ex-best friend and a free-spirited Tagalong in one place, it becomes a weekend of tested marriages and woman on woman crime that won’t soon be forgotten. Plus, bears.”

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In the series, Garner will handle the function of Kathryn, who is referred to as a “controlling LA mom who is far less cheerful than her Lululemons imply. Kathryn controls the proceedings with an iron grip until she’s faced with a woman who undoes all her best laid plans.” (Should we simply offer her the Emmy currently?!)

“We love Jennifer’s restraint and comedic timing, and we can’t wait for the warmth and intelligence she’ll bring to our central character, Kathryn,” Dunham and Konner stated a joint declaration. “It’s truly a dream to have her first on our call sheet. Now we just have to write her some stunts.”

As for the function, the eps and authors explain it as, “messy, tough and provocative and really really fun.”

Garner will next be seen in Love Simon, the extremely expected movie adjustment of the coming-of-age YA book Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

No word yet on when Camping will premiere on HBO, however we’re currently stockpiling on outdoor camping products for this one.

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