Jenna Fischer, Judith Light, Richard Kind and More Join Neil LaBute's '10X10' Film Series for DirecTV
The Hollywood Reporter writes that DIRECTV has cast stage and TV star Jenna Fischer (The Office, Reasons To Be Happy), Broadway's Judith Light (The Assembled Parties) and Richard Kind (The Big Knife), as well as Frederick Weller (Plain Sight) and Louisa Krause (Young Adult) in the first of playwright and screenwriter Neil LaBute's 10X10 short film series.
"I feel so fortunate to have Enlisted such wonderful actors for this, many of which I've had the pleasure of working with on the New York stage," LaBute told THR. "It takes an exceptional talent to do this kind of acting - straight to the camera and without any edits. It's like walking a tightrope without a net."
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LaBute will write, direct and produce the stand-alone tales which all share a unique narrative device to tell quick, pungent and surprising stories about human relationships. Each of the films in the series will center on one actor, who addresses the audience directly to tell his or her story.
Weller will play a 30-year-old man who talks about a woman he met on a plane. Fischer's character, around 40 years old, tells us about escaping an abusive marriage and rediscovering love. Krause will portray a young woman talking about her sex life. Kind stars as a man in his 50s speaking on marriage. And Light, as a woman in her 60s, will reflect on a lost opportunity for love in her past.