Parks and Recreation

Lucy Lawless To Guest Star On ‘Parks And Recreation’

“Xena: Warrior Princess” star Lucy Lawless has reportedly signed on to guest star on the upcoming season of “Parks and Recreation.” According to a new report from, she will appear in at least two episodes of the show as the new love interest of character Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman).

She will reportedly play a single mother named Diane, who meets Swanson when she stops into the Parks Department with a complaint. According to her first episode will appear on October 4.

Offerman spoke on the possibility of a shake up in Ron’s love life with saying:

“We’re hoping to maybe see a new relationship develop for Ron,” he said. “One thing Ron’s never succeeded at is maintaining a happy romantic relationship for any length of time. Maybe we’ll get to explore that a little bit.”