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'Sex/Life': New Netflix Dramedy Casts Sarah Shahi To Star In The Series

'Sex/Life': New Netflix Dramedy Casts Sarah Shahi To Star In The Series
January 31, 2020 - 22:08 / Lucas Anderson

Netflix's new dramedy series Sex/Life has found its lead actress! Sarah Shahi was announced as the upcoming show's star, "Billy Connelly." Learn more below.

Sex/Life is in the early stages of production for a first season with Netflix. On Thursday, it was confirmed that actress Sarah Shahi will star in the series.

Shahi will play "Billy Connelly," a married suburban mother who pines for the excitement of her younger single days. The series will reportedly see the character head to the city, where the interests of her present and former lives collide.

Sarah Shahi of Reverie attends the Entertainment Weekly and PEOPLE party in 2017.

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Who is behind Sex/Life?

Sex/Life is a series from showrunner Stacy Rukeyser, who previously worked on UnREAL. Rukeyser will also script the show.

The show's newly announced star, Sarah Shahi, is known for her regular roles in The L WordFairly Legal, and Person of InterestShe has also had guest appearances on ERSupernatural, and The Sopranos.

Sarah Shahi attends NBCUniversal's Summer Press Day 2018.

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Sex/Life: A series to watch for moving forward

A release date for Sex/Life is not yet known. The show is based on the novel "44 Chapters About 4 Men" by BB Easton. More details to come!