Peña Cast in ABC’s John Leguizamo Comedy Pilot

Elizabeth Peña will be playing mom to Sid the Sloth’s hilarious portrayor…

The 51-year-old Cuban American actress has joined the cast of ABC’s still-untitled John Leguizamo project.

Elizabeth Pena

Co-created and starring the Colombian-American actor/comedian, the project is based on his life as a husband, father and fish out of water on New York City’s Upper West Side.

Peña, starred in Showtime‘s Resurrection Blvd., will portray Leguizamo’s mother Olga.

But this isn’t the first time Peña has played the Fugly! star’s madre… The actors previously portrayed mother and son in the 2008 Latino-themed family drama Nothing Like the Holidays.

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