[Photos by: Courteney Cox/Twitter, Showtime]

Courteney Cox will be guest starring in season 9 of the popular family dramedy, Shameless.

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Cox, becoming a household name after playing the loveable chef Monica on Friends, will play a role in Lip’s (Jeremy Allen White) life on Showtime‘s most popular series.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Cox will play “a famous actress who hires fellow recovering alcoholic Lip to be her sober companion during her time in Chicago.”

Season 9 of Shameless is set to premiere Sept. 9 on Showtime, and will be the show’s longest season yetincluding their 100th episode!

Sons of Anarchy‘s Katey Sagal will also recur in the show playing Ingrid, a crazed pysch patient who catches Frank’s (William H. Macy) eye.

Watch a trailer for the season below:

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