Cynthia Nixon to Join Morgan Freeman & Diane Keaton in LIFE ITSELF
The film comes from Myriad Pictures, and is based upon Jill Ciment's novel HEROICE MEASURES. The studio recently tapped Richard Loncraine to direct. Freeman's Revelations Entertainment will produce alongside Latitude Productions.
LIFE ITSELF follows married New York couple who find themselves in a real estate bidding war after putting their downtown apartment on the market - and must accept the fact they may be leaving their home behind.
Nixon will take on the role of Keaton's niece, who also works as her real estate agent.
Nixon is currently working on the film A Quiet Passion. Her recent TV credits -- beyond her longtime portrayal of 'Miranda Hobbes' on Sex and the City -- include the miniseries World Without End, 30 Rock and The Big C.
A noted stage performer, Nixon has appeared on Broadway in Wit, for which she was nominated for a 2012 Tony, Rabbit Hole, for which she won the 2006 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Play, Children And Art, The Women, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Indiscretions, for which she earned a Tony nomination in 1996, Angels in America: Perestroika and Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, The Heidi Chronicles, Hurlyburly, The Real Thing and The Philadelphia Story, as well as many off-Broadway theatre productions.
HANNIBAL is based on the characters created by author Thomas Harris in his novel "Red Dragon," was one of the best-reviewed series of the past season. Hugh Dancy plays criminal profiler Will Graham while Mads Mikkelsen plays psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter.
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