Kathy Baker Joins ‘Boulevard’ & ‘Love & Mercy’; ‘The Familymoon’ Adds Wendi McLendon-Covey

By | Thursday August 1, 2013 @ 3:50pm PDT

Emmy-winner Kathy Baker will follow her turn in Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks with roles in a pair of indies. In Dito Montiel’s Boulevard Baker will star opposite Robin Williams as Joy, the wife of a married man (Williams) who begins to come to terms with a deep secret after meeting a guarded young man. Camellia Entertainment and Evil Media Empire are producing. Baker has also joined the cast of John Wells Productions and River Road Entertainment’s Beach Boys pic Love & Mercy, about the life of Brian Wilson. She’ll play Rosemary Ledbetter, mother to Wilson’s wife Melinda Ledbetter (Elizabeth Banks). Baker’s upcoming pics include Tom Hanks starrer Saving Mr. Banks, The Trials of Cate McCall with Kate Beckinsale, and Return to Zero with Minnie Driver. She is repped by Paradigm and Berwick & Kovacik. Read More »

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Wendi McLendon-Covey To Recur On Showtime’s ‘Masters Of Sex’

By | Monday January 28, 2013 @ 2:46pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Bridesmaids co-star Wendi McLendon-Covey, who was just tapped as the female lead of Adam F. Goldberg/Seth Gordon’s ABC comedy pilot How The Hell Am I Normal, is set for a recurring role on Showtime‘s upcoming drama series Masters Of Sex. The series, an adaptation of Thomas Maier’s book, stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson, and chronicles their unusual lives, romance and pop culture trajectory. McLendon-Covey will play Dr. Lillian DePaul, a new, formidable doctor at the hospital — the only female in an all-boys club who is both competitive with and a mentor to Johnson (Caplan). Read More »

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Wendi McLendon-Covey To Star In Adam Goldberg’s 1980s Comedy Pilot At ABC

By | Friday January 11, 2013 @ 2:45pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Bridesmaids co-star Wendi McLendon-Covey has been tapped as the female lead of ABC‘s untitled Adam F. Goldberg single-camera comedy pilot (formerly How the F Am I Normal), written by Goldberg and to be directed … Read More »

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‘Bridesmaids’ Wendi McLendon-Covey To Co-Star In ABC Pilot ‘Only Fools & Horses’

By | Wednesday March 7, 2012 @ 11:51am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Bridesmaids Wendi McLendon-CoveyEXCLUSIVE: Bridesmaids co-star Wendi McLendon-Covey has been tapped as the female lead in ABC’s comedy pilot Only Fools And Horses. The deal caps a couple of days of frenzy surrounding the actress, … Read More »

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‘Bridesmaids’ Wendi McLendon-Covey Cast In Goldie Hawn’s HBO Pilot ‘Viagra Diaries’

By | Wednesday February 8, 2012 @ 5:36pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Bridesmaids’ Wendi McLendon-Covey is set to co-star opposite Goldie Hawn in HBO’s comedy pilot The Viagra Diaries, created by Sex and the City creator/executive producer Darren Star. The gig reunites her with Bridesmaids director Paul Feig, who is directing … Read More »

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