All's well: Polo joins indie 'Two'
Empty"Meet the Fockers" star Teri Polo is joining Dwight Yoakam, Mark Pellegrino, Mark Thompson and Kevin Pollak in the indie thriller "Two: Thirteen."
Polo stars as a detective overseeing the investigation of a serial killer with a love of Shakespeare. Thompson plays a police profiler who has returned from psychiatric leave and gets drawn into the case. Pellegrino plays a target of the killer, and Yoakam plays a colorful club owner who becomes a source during the investigation. Pollak has a supporting role as the psychiatrist who treats Thompson's character.
Thompson wrote the screenplay for the thriller, which director Charles Adelman is shooting in Los Angeles. The It's an Us Thing production is produced by Keith Walley, Ric Beddingfield and David Armstrong, who also serves as the film's director of photography.
Aside from her role in the two "Meet the Parents" films and their upcoming sequel, Polo recently has appeared in "Full of It," "Beyond Borders," NBC's "The West Wing," Lifetime Movie Network's "For the Love of a Child" and Hallmark Channel's "Love Is a Four Letter Word."
Thompson, best known as co-host of the "Mark and Brian" radio show on KLOS-FM Los Angeles, also wrote and starred in "Mother Ghost" and recently penned an adaptation of the novel "Mary Mary" for Revelations Entertainment. Yoakam recently appeared in "Crank" and "Wedding Crashers." Pellegrino's recent credits include "The Number 23" and "Capote." Pollak's credits include "The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause" and "The Whole Ten Yards."
Polo is repped by UTA and Bob McGowan of McGowan Management. Yoakam is repped by WMA. Pellegrino is repped by Domain. Thompson is repped by Beddingfield Co. Pollak is repped by ICM and Michael Garnett of Leverage Management.
Nellie Andreeva contributed to this report.