Aubrey Plaza to Voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime’s Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever

Aubrey Plaza and Grumpy Cat
Aubrey Plaza was cast to voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime's Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever.  Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic (2)

Leslie Knope’s grumpiest employee is about to play another notoriously cranky pop culture star, Grumpy Cat. Parks and Recreation actress Aubrey Plaza was cast to voice the irritable feline in Lifetime’s live-action movie Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever

PHOTOS: Stars and their pets

Read article

Plaza, who plays angsty Parks employee April Ludgate on the hit NBC comedy, showed her subdued excitement by changing her Twitter avatar to a creepy picture of her with a cat face drawn on top of her face. 

PHOTOS: Are these stars dog or cat people?

Read article

Spongebob SquarePants’ Tim Hill and Jeff Morris are penning the Lifetime movie’s script, which is supposed to center around a pet-store cat who is constantly overlooked and a 12-year-old girl who can communicate with her. 

PHOTOS: Celebs' crazy catsuits

Read article

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter in June, Vice President of Original Movies Arturo Interian described the upcoming TV movie as “a little Home Alone and a little Die Hard,” adding that other famed Internet memes will make cameos. 

Tell Us: What do you think of Aubrey Plaza’s casting as Grumpy Cat?

For access to all our exclusive celebrity videos and interviews – Subscribe on YouTube!