Pete DavidsonA new addition to the TV family has just been added.

Oscar Winner Joe PesciHe has joined officially the Peacock cast BupkisThe project marks the first television production for Pesci. Pesci will play Davidson’s grandfather on the show—which is loosely-based off Davidson’s life—alongside Edie FalcoAs his mother.

How do you describe the Saturday Night LiveAlum got Pesci on board to star in the series. The convincing was not easy (and it took a lot more plane trips).

CelebHomes News exclusively learned from a source that Davidson was “so excited” about signing on for the series. The source said, “Pete is a lifelong Joe Pesci fan and traveled all the way to LA to speak with him about this role. The 28-year-old even “went to dinner with Lorne MichaelsJoe Pesci, Edie Falco, and Joe Pesci.

It sounds like all the schmoozing was a success!

This announcement comes months after Falco was cast at the NBCUniversal Upfront presentation in May 16.