EXCLUSIVE: Gillian Jacobs has landed the female lead in MGM’s Hot Tub Time Machine 2, the Steve Pink-directed sequel that stars Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Adam Scott and her former Community co-star Chevy Chase. Jacobs has Walk Of Shame in the can, which she stars in opposite Elizabeth Banks and James Marsden, with Film District releasing September 20. Jacobs also will be seen this fall in the Jacob Vaughan-directed comedy Milo opposite Ken Marino and Peter Stormare, following its SXSW premiere. She also has the Thomas Beatty-directed Teddy Bears opposite Jason Ritter and Melanie Lynskey.
Jacobs returns for the fifth season of NBC’s Community, for which she got a 2012 nom from the Broadcast Television Journalists Association for Best Supporting Actress. Jacobs separately wrapped Life Partners opposite Leighton Meester and Adam Brody, and the Richard Gray-directed The Lookalike opposite Jerry O’Connell, Justin Long and Gina Gershon. She is repped by Jill Kaplan of Principal NY, UTA, and lawyer Jamie Feldman.