Carrie Preston Alexander Penn Film Board for Miramax – Deadline

Exclusive: Emmy winner Carrie Preston (Good fight) Signed to star with Paul Giamatti and D’Vine Joy Randolph in Miramax HoldoverFrom two-time Oscar winner and seven-time nominee Alexander Payne (Nebraska, Descendants)

Wrote the play Whiskey Cavalier Creator David Hemingson follows Paul Hunham (Giamatti), a teacher at a prestigious academy whom no one likes নয় not his students, not his fellow teachers, not the headmaster, who all find his style and rigidity annoying. With no family and no place to go during the Christmas holidays in 1970, Paul attends school under the supervision of students who are unable to travel home. A few days later, only one student holdover remains – a troublemaker named 15-year-old Angus, a good student whose bad behavior always threatens to expel him.

Joining Paul and Angus is the school’s head chef, Mary (Randolph), who looks after privileged boys and whose own son has recently been lost in Vietnam. These three very different shipwrecked people do comic adventures by sharing an improbable Christmas family during two very snowy weeks in New England. The real journey is how they help each other understand that they are not looking at their past যে that they can choose their own future.

Preston will play Lydia Crane, a cheerful, humble, sympathetic prep school office administrator who plays the moon in the role of a maid. Lydia loves to have fun and is open to everyone. Her annual Christmas party brings together all kinds of people, including the lost and the lonely. Hemingson, Mark Johnson and Bill Block are producing the film, which is currently in production in New England.

Preston recently closed a deal to return to the legal drama of Paramount + Good fight Season 6 episode one directed, and reprint of her fan-favorite role as Attorney Elizabeth Tassioni Good wife The emergence of the role of the spinoff actress Good wifeAnd so far it has been reprinted for a handful of episodes Good fightIts the first two seasons, while managing one. He has also been seen in such series Claws, Death Dr., Brockmeyer, When we wake up, People of interest, Happy And Real bloodAmong many other notable film credits Near the bone, Duplicity, Doubt, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Towel head, Wife of Stepford And The legend of Bagger Vance.

Preston is represented by Innovative Artist, Principal Entertainment LA and Jackway Austen Tyrman.

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