Bobby Cannavale is returning to Will & Grace for the revival
Bobby Cannavale, who played Will’s boyfriend on Will & Grace, is set to return to the revival of the series.
Cannavale joins Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally in reprising their roles in the classic sitcom.
Cannavale played Vince D’Angelo boyfriend and later husband on the original series.
In 2005, he won an Emmy for his role on the show which ended with the pair living together.
However, the revival of the show will have Will and Grace living together once again so fans are speculating about what has happened in the fictional world in the last 11 years.
Debra Messing announced the return of the actor on Instagram.
Sharing a photo of the two, she wrote: “It just gets better and better. Another fan fav from our little show of yesteryear.”
Other guest stars including Minnie Driver and Harry Connick Jr. will also come knocking at the door of Will’s apartment when the NBC series starts later this month.
The 16-episode season has already been renewed for another season with James Burrows returning to direct with the help of creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan.
Mutchnick confirmed that Shelley Morrison, who played Rosario, had retired from acting.
“Shelley has decided to retire,” Mutchnick said. “It was with a heavy heart that she gave us that information and that we received it, but it is the way that it goes. It is a choice that she has made.”
The revival faced criticism as fans feared that the show would not do justice to shining a light on current LGBT+ issues.
More from PinkNews
However, Messing pledged that the cast was trying to portray the LGBT+ community properly and even hinted that trans issues would be tackled.
She said: “It’s a whole new world now where being gay and lesbian is not something that people are hiding like they did when we started almost 20 years ago.
“I think that there’s an opportunity to now celebrate all the other initials of LGBTQ.
“It will be great to come out of this next round and feel like we’re normalizing an even larger segment of underrepresented people on prime-time television.”