Ellen Barkin Finds Home at HBO
Fri, 06 Feb 2009 17:43:46
Ellen Barkin will take her first crack at a TV series with an as-yet untitled half-hour show for HBO. The actress will executive produce and star in the series. HBO recently ordered the pilot script for the show. Shauna Cross who recently wrote
Whip It!, which marks Drew Barrymore's directorial debut, will pen the series' pilot.
The pilot will follow a woman in a high profile marriage who ends up getting divorced. She is forced to enter the dating pool and to live a single life once again, only to find herself in the midst of developing a close, non-sexual bond with her 24-year-old stepson.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff