Turner has signed on to play Ruth Bederman, Sandy’s (Douglas) ex-wife and the mother of his daughter Mindy (Sarah Baker). As of now, Turner is scheduled to appear in one episode as Ruth, described as “Sandy’s second wife, who delights in still being able to push the buttons of her ex-husband.”
The casting of Turner comes as she and Douglas celebrate the 35th anniversary of “Romancing the Stone,” the hit romantic comedy/adventure about two strangers who find themselves chasing down a treasure in Colombia. Turner won a Golden Globe for the film (which also received the Globe for best comedy or picture movie), and a sequel, “The Jewel of the Nile,” was released in 1985.
Turner, Douglas and their “Romancing the Stone