by pat howard

More ‘Little Boxes,’ familiar faces for WEEDS season 3

In Showtime, Weeds on July 7, 2007 at 4:11 pm

Showtime announced yesterday that a new slate of artists will perform “Little Boxes,” the title theme for its popular half-hour Weeds, when the show returns for a fifteen-episode third season August 13.

Covering Malvina Reynolds’ 1962 melody this season are:

  • Joan Baez
  • Donovan
  • Michael Franti (late of Spearhead)
  • The Individuals (last heard on the show with “Let a Thug Smoke”)
  • Angelique Kidjo
  • Kinky
  • Man Man
  • Persephone’s Bees
  • The Shins
  • Billy Bob Thornton
  • and Randy Newman, whose version will open the third season in about five weeks. …

In other Weeds news, another familiar face will be joining the gang. As previously reported, Matthew Modine and Mary-Kate Olsen will appear in season 3. Joining them will be Carrie Fisher. …

With new episodes just weeks away, Showtime has begun heavily promoting the show’s return. In some on-air ads, the show is bundled with its scheduling partner Californication, starring David Duchovny. The new show debuts Monday, August 13 at 10:30 p.m./ET, following the season premiere of Weeds. The previews are becoming more elaborate: scenes and clips from the new season are mixed with cast and crew interviews about the upcoming storylines.

  1. […] brought together some interesting acts to interpret this amazing ‘62 song. A list can be seen here. Still a little baffled from this episode, so I writing shit righ now, so consider this rant a […]

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