‘Kinsey’ co-stars reuniting on ‘Big C’

Showtime now has another bigscreen star attached to “The Big C.”Liam_neeson2

Sharing scenes with Laura Linney will be Liam Neeson, who will appear in an episode where he plays an eccentric character who Linney’s character, Cathy, consults for a possible treatment for her terminal cancer.

The two have a theatrical history together. They co-starred in “Love Actually” as well as the 2004 pic “Kinsey,” in which she received the second of her three Oscar noms.

“The Big C,” which was written and created by Darlene Hunt, premieres 10:30 Aug. 16, immediately following the sixth season premiere of “Weeds.” Gabourey Sidibe and Oliver Platt co-star.

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