Jeanne Tripplehorn up for 'Morning'

Laura Linney also is joining Leland Orser's indie film

Jeanne Tripplehorn will star in the indie feature "Morning," which will mark the directorial debut of her husband, Leland Orser, who wrote the original screenplay.

Laura Linney also is joining the cast, which includes Elliott Gould, Kyle Chandler, Julie White, Jason Ritter, Charlie McDermott and Orser.

In the film, Tripplehorn will play a mother mourning the loss of her child, while Linney will appear as a grief counselor.

Todd Traina and Minor Childers are producing through their Red Rover Films with Fries Film Group, whose principals, Jon Fries and Charles Fries, will serve as exec producers.

The feature was developed from a short Orser wrote and directed.

Principal photography will begin this month in Los Angeles.

Linney is repped by ICM and Brillstein Entertainment. Tripplehorn is repped by Gersh and Brillstein. Orser is repped by Gersh and the Burnstein Co.
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