How Pete Davidson Persuaded Joe Pesci to Join His Popcake Show

Pete DavidsonThe TV family got a legendary addition.

Oscar winner Joe Pesci Officially join the cast of the upcoming Peacock series bobkiss, on the occasion of the actor’s first television project. Pesci will play Davidson’s grandfather on the show – which is loosely based on Davidson’s life – alongside Eddie Falco as his mother.

As for how to make a file Saturday Night Live Blame I got Pesci to sign the show? It definitely took some persuasion (and a lot of flying).

A source told E! News that Davidson is “so excited” to have the actor check in on the series, adding, “Pete has been a fan of Joe Pesci his whole life and has traveled to Los Angeles several times to meet him about the role.” The 28-year-old even “went to dinner with Lorne Michaelsand Eddie Falco and Joe Pesci last week.”

It seems that all of those motives worked!

This news comes months after it was announced that Falco will be selected for the NBCUniversal Upfront Show on May 16th.

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