Jamie Foxx & Wanda Sykes Will Star As George & Weezy Jefferson In New Special

Will Ferrell and Kerry Washington will also co-star as Tom and Helen Willis.

(AllHipHop News) Kerry Washington and Will Ferrell will take on the inter-racial couple who made history on "All In the Family" and "The Jeffersons" for an upcoming TV special.

The "Scandal" star and Ferrell will play Helen and Tom Willis as part of a classic TV episode reading, which will also feature Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei as Archie and Edith Bunker and Jamie Foxx and Wanda Sykes as George and Louise Jefferson.

Kerry confirmed the news by posting a photo of herself with the man behind the TV special, comedian and late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel on social media and adding the caption: "People! I am crazy excited to be part of the cast of #LiveInFrontOfAStudioAudience, The Jeffersons, as Helen Willis.

"It was the brainchild of my dear friend @jimmykimmel to bring @thenormanlear's iconic series to you LIVE 8 pm ET May 22 on @ABCNetwork. Be sure to tune in!"

Ellie Kemper, Anthony Anderson, Ike Barinholtz, and Sean Hayes will also be part of the cast.

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