Born in Nashville, Annie Potts was lured by the charm of performing on stage and screen when she was a girl. After obtaining her degree from Stephens College in Missouri, she made her feature film debut with the 1978 movie from MGM, ‘Corvette Summer.’ Her performance as the lead character Vanessa opposite Mark Hamill earned her a Golden Globe nomination in 1979. She won the Genie Award for Best Performance by a Foreign Actress for her performance in the film ‘Heartaches’ in 1982.
The actress has enjoyed a long career in television, film and theater since then. Her major works include ‘Designing Women,’ ‘Love & War,’ ‘Any Day Now,’ ‘Ghostbusters’ film franchise, ‘Pretty in Pink,’ ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash,’ ‘Who’s Harry Crumb?,’ and ‘King of the Gypsies,’ among others. So now you must be wondering what is the next Annie Potts movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Annie Potts films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Annie Potts movies would be as good as some of her recent ones.
5. Young Sheldon (2017 – )
‘Young Sheldon’ is a hit comedy-drama series from CBS. Created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, the series is a prequel and spin-off to the popular CBS show ‘The Big Bang Theory.’ The plot follows ‘The Big Bang Theory’ character Sheldon Cooper’s life as a 10-year-old boy who struggles to find a foothold in his neighborhood in East Texas. His extraordinary mathematical and science skills aren’t of any use in a place where football and church are the trump cards. Moreover, his family has to find a way to deal with the enormous intellectual talent. While his father George battles with the challenges of a football coach, his mother Mary becomes overprotective about her misfit and prodigious son. Sheldon’s older brother Georgie finds it difficult to be in the same class along with his 10-year-old brother.
Missy, Sheldon’s twin sister, is the only person who can connect with the boy among the youngsters. Though she is jealous of the attention Sheldon is getting, Missy adjusts with her brother’s weird status in the society. Sheldon’s alcoholic and loving grandmother, who is proud of her gifted grandson, always stands by his side. Annie Potts plays the fan favorite character of Constance “Connie” Tucker, Sheldon’s grandma whom he fondly calls ‘Meemaw.’ Other cast members include Iain Armitage as Sheldon Cooper, Zoe Perry as Mary Cooper, Lance Barber as George Cooper Sr., and Montana Jordan as George “Georgie” Cooper Jr. After the first two seasons garnered critical acclaim and widespread popularity, CBS renewed the series for a third and fourth season. The third season is set to air on September 26, 2019.