Sir Derek Jacobi joins cast of Rupert Everett sitcom

Openly gay actor Sir Derek Jacobi will be joining the cast of Rupert Everett's NBC sitcom Mr. Ambassador, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show centers around a fish-out-of-water British ambassador (Everett) in Washington, D.C. Jacobi has won two Emmys, most recently for a guest appearance on Frasier.