EXCLUSIVE: Christine Lahti will star with Katie Holmes in Mania Days, the Paul Dalio-directed indie that will be produced by Spike Lee. Lahti will play the mother of Holmes’ character. Lahti recently shot the pilot Beverly Hills Cop for Shawn Ryan at CBS and she will next be seen opposite Nick Nolte, Kristen Wiig, Hailee Steinfeld and Guy Pearce in the Liza Johnson-directed Hateship, Courtship, and opposite Juno Temple in the Tony Aloupis-directed Truck Stop. She is repped by ICM and Management 360.
Christine Lahti To Co-Star In CBS’ ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Pilot, Clark Johnson In Amazon’s ‘Alpha House’
Christine Lahti will co-star opposite Brandon T. Jackson in the CBS drama pilot Beverly Hills Cop. The project, written by Shawn Ryan and directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, is a continuation of the movie franchise and centers on Axel Foley’s police officer son Aaron (Jackson), who takes down the criminal elements of the rich and famous in Beverly Hills. Lahti will play Helen, the Captain of the Beverly Hills Police Department. Kevin Pollak, David Denman and Argo‘s Sheila Vand co-star. Lahti has kept a presence on CBS since her Emmy-winning starring turn on Chicago Hope. She has been recurring on Hawaii Five-0 and toplined the network’s 2011 pilot The Doctor.