Kathleen Turner to return full-time as Michael Douglas’ ex-wife for season 3 of The Kominsky Method

Kathleen Turner to return full-time as Michael Douglas’ ex-wife for third and final season of The Kominsky Method

Netflix promoted Kathleen Turner to series regular for the third and final season of The Kominsky Method, in which she previously guest-starred as acting coach Sandy Kominsky’s (Michael Douglas) ex-wife #2 Ruth ‘Roz’ Volander.

The 66-year-old Oscar nominee’s button-pushing doctor character will fly to Los Angeles to spend time with their daughter Mindy (Sarah Baker), who’s now dating the much older Martin (Paul Reiser) – according to Deadline.

‘I’ve got my fingers crossed that if we do a third season that Kathleen will be more [involved],’ the 76-year-old executive producer-star told EW last year. 

Yasss! Netflix promoted Kathleen Turner to series regular for the third and final season of The Kominsky Method, in which she previously guest-starred as acting coach Sandy Kominsky’s (Michael Douglas) ex-wife #2 Ruth ‘Roz’ Volander

Storyline: The 66-year-old Oscar nominee's button-pushing doctor character will fly to Los Angeles to spend time with their daughter Mindy (M, Sarah Baker), who's now dating the much older Martin (R, Paul Reiser)

Storyline: The 66-year-old Oscar nominee’s button-pushing doctor character will fly to Los Angeles to spend time with their daughter Mindy (M, Sarah Baker), who’s now dating the much older Martin (R, Paul Reiser)

‘I’m just savoring the fact that I see an opportunity for us to have a lot of fun with that relationship.’

Kathleen (born Mary) added: ‘We must have that sort of vibe of an old married couple, because we’re just so comfortable with our past and our relationship. It’s sort of like, “Oh, there they go again!”‘

Douglas and Turner first played onscreen lovers in Robert Zemeckis’ successful 1984 adventure flick Romancing the Stone followed by Lewis Teague’s dismally-reviewed 1985 sequel The Jewel of the Nile. 

The 76-year-old executive producer-star told EW last year: 'Kathleen will be more [involved]. I'm just savoring the fact that I see an opportunity for us to have a lot of fun with that relationship'

The 76-year-old executive producer-star told EW last year: ‘Kathleen will be more [involved]. I’m just savoring the fact that I see an opportunity for us to have a lot of fun with that relationship’

Kathleen added: 'We must have that sort of vibe of an old married couple, because we're just so comfortable with our past and our relationship. It's sort of like, "Oh, there they go again!"'

Kathleen added: ‘We must have that sort of vibe of an old married couple, because we’re just so comfortable with our past and our relationship. It’s sort of like, “Oh, there they go again!”‘

Intimate: Douglas and Turner first played onscreen lovers in Robert Zemeckis' successful 1984 adventure flick Romancing the Stone followed by Lewis Teague's dismally-reviewed 1985 sequel The Jewel of the Nile (pictured)

Intimate: Douglas and Turner first played onscreen lovers in Robert Zemeckis’ successful 1984 adventure flick Romancing the Stone followed by Lewis Teague’s dismally-reviewed 1985 sequel The Jewel of the Nile (pictured)

Classic: Michael and the Heartstrings actress then reunited in 1989 to portray a delightfully acrimonious married couple in Danny DeVito's critically-acclaimed black comedy, The War of the Roses

Classic: Michael and the Heartstrings actress then reunited in 1989 to portray a delightfully acrimonious married couple in Danny DeVito’s critically-acclaimed black comedy, The War of the Roses

Michael and the Heartstrings actress then reunited in 1989 to portray a delightfully acrimonious married couple in Danny DeVito’s critically-acclaimed black comedy, The War of the Roses.

Kathleen will fill the large void left by Oscar winner Alan Arkin, who only ever signed on to play agent Norman Newlander for two seasons of the Chuck Lorre comedy series.

Norman reconnected with old flame Madelyn (Jane Seymour) in the second season, and his ‘departure will be addressed in the third season storyline’ – Deadline reported last month.

Farewell: Kathleen will fill the large void left by Oscar winner Alan Arkin (L), who only ever signed on to play agent Norman Newlander for two seasons of the Chuck Lorre comedy series

Farewell: Kathleen will fill the large void left by Oscar winner Alan Arkin (L), who only ever signed on to play agent Norman Newlander for two seasons of the Chuck Lorre comedy series

Curtain call: Norman reconnected with old flame Madelyn (L, Jane Seymour) in the second season, and his 'departure will be addressed in the third season storyline'

Curtain call: Norman reconnected with old flame Madelyn (L, Jane Seymour) in the second season, and his ‘departure will be addressed in the third season storyline’

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