Hope Davis & Margarita Levieva To Star In NBC Drama Pilot ‘Coercion’

By | Monday February 24, 2014 @ 10:13am PST
Nellie Andreeva

davislevievaHope Davis and Margarita Levieva are set as the female leads opposite Gavin Stenhouse in the NBC drama pilot Coercion. Based on the Israeli format The Gordin Cell, the … Read More »

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Hope Davis To Co-Star In ‘The Ordained’, Tone Bell Joins ‘To My Future Assistant’

By | Thursday March 7, 2013 @ 12:30pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Hope DavisHope Davis (In Treatment) has been tapped for CBS‘ drama pilot The Ordained, executive produced by Frank Marshall. Directed by RJ Cutler from a script by Lisa Takeuchi Cullen, Ordained centers on Tom Reilly (Charlie Cox), the son of a Kennedy-esque family who leaves the priesthood and becomes a lawyer at a top New York firm to prevent his politician sister Packy (Davis) from being assassinated. Packy is a first-term mayor of New York City who’s just announced her bid for re-election — big of heart, loud of mouth, spine of iron. Davis recently recurred on HBO’s The Newsroom.  Read More »

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David Duchovny, Hope Davis, Timothy Hutton Start ‘After The Fall’

By | Wednesday October 17, 2012 @ 12:18pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: David Duchovny, Hope Davis, and Timothy Hutton are starring in After The Fall, a film that is just getting underway in Connecticut. Scripted by Carroll Cartwright (What Maisie Knew), the film is being directed by Anthony Fabian (Skin) and … Read More »

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Hope Davis Joins Cast Of Indie ‘Disconnect’

By | Thursday October 6, 2011 @ 3:57pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Hope Davis has landed a role in the Disconnect, the Henry Alex Rubin drama that also stars Alexander Skarsgard, Max Theriot, Andrea Riseborough, Frank Grillo, Paula Patton and Jason Bateman. The story, written by Andrew Stern, revolves … Read More »

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‘September Issue’ Helmer Moves To ‘Maynard & Jennica’

Mike Fleming

RJ Cutler, director of the Anna Wintour documentary The September Issue, has optioned the rights to Rudolph Delson’s 2007 novel Maynard & Jennica, which he will adapt to direct as a feature. Maynard & Jennica is romantic comedy about a Gotham-based … Read More »

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Sony Classics Nears ‘God Of Carnage’ Deal

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: I’m told that Sony Pictures Classics partners Michael Barker and Tom Bernard are tying up a deal to acquire US rights to God Of Carnage, the  Roman Polanski-directed feature adaptation of Yasmina Reza’s Tony-winning play. Polanski shot the film … Read More »

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Hope Davis To Star In HBO’s Comedy Pilot ‘Spring/Fall’, Jake Kasdan To Direct

By | Wednesday April 6, 2011 @ 4:13pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Hope Davis is set to star opposite Tea Leoni in HBO’s half-hour comedy pilot Spring/Fall. Jake Kasdan has come on board to direct the project, which is set in New York City against the backdrop of the fashion world and centers on the dysfunctional partnership between Margo (Leoni) and Eden (Davis), two women with different approaches to career, family and friendship. Margo is a successful designer and a happily married mother of 5-year-old twins working for famous fashion designer Victor Cross. When he commits suicide, Margo takes over his line and quickly realizes she’s in over her head, so she reaches out to her estranged former best friend and collaborator Eden, a onetime famous fashion designer herself, and convinces her to come work for her. Read More »

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‘God of Carnage’ Original Cast Returns For LA Run

Mike Fleming

With a foot of snow on my Long Island doorstep, it’s already easy to envy anyone in Los Angeles. Now, the original cast of Yasmina Reza’s Tony-winning play God of Carnage has agreed to reunite for a six-week run at … Read More »

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Myriad Picks Up Comedy ‘The Family Tree’

By | Thursday November 4, 2010 @ 5:43pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Myriad Pictures has acquired offshore rights to the Vivi Friedman-directed comedy The Family Tree. Scripted by Mark Lisson, the pic stars Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Selma Blair, Christina Hendricks, Max … Read More »

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Susan Sarandon In HBO ‘Miraculous Year’

Nellie Andreeva

Susan Sarandon is the latest addition to the pilot from writer John Logan and director Kathryn Bigelow. She is among several actors tapped for guest-staring/potential recurring roles on the pilot starring Norbert Leo Butz, Frank Langella and Hope Davis, which started filming today in New York. The Miraculous Year is described as an exploration into a high-powered New York family: Terry Segal (Butz), A wildly self-destructive and manipulative  Read More »

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