Bradley Whitford is set to co-star opposite Malin Ackerman in ABC‘s single-camera comedy pilot Trophy Wife. Marcia Gay Harden is in negotiations for the project, written by Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins and directed by Jason Moore. Trophy Wife centers on reformed party girl Kate (Akerman), who finds herself with an insta-family when she falls in love with Brad (Whitford), a successful charmer with a quirky sense of humor who has three manipulative kids and two judgmental ex-wives. Harden is in negotiations to play Brad’s thoroughly intimidating first wife Diane, a former Olympic swimmer who is now an orthopedic surgeon and the mother of their 15-ear-old fraternal twins. ABC Studios is producing the pilot, executive produced by Halpern and Haskins, Lee Eisenberg & Gene Stupnitsky. Emmy winner Bradley Whitford, repped by WME and Greenlight Management, starred in the Fox drama pilot The Asset last season. Oscar winner Harden, repped by UTA and Framework, starred in NBC’s comedy pilot Isabel last spring.
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