Jewel Staite Lands Lead in 'How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town'

"The Killing" star will play a big-city sex writer out for hometown revenge in Jeremy Lalonde's Canadian theatrical comedy.

TORONTO – The Killing's Jewel Staite is starring in the Canadian theatrical comedy How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town, by director Jeremy Lalonde.

Staite plays a big-city sex writer who turns life for a group of friends in her hometown upside down by returning and plotting her revenge.

The Canadian indie from Neophyte Productions also stars Lauren Lee Smith, Katharine Isabelle, Ennis Esmer, Tommie-Amber Pirie and Jonas Chernick.

Jordan Walker and Chris Bennett are producing, while Avi Federgreen and Ryan Goldhar are executive producing.

How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town will shoot in October.

Staite's recent credits include the Canadian web series State of Syn, The CW's L.A. Complex, Serenity and the upcoming She Who Must Burn, a Canadian theatrical thriller directed by Larry Kent.

How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town received financing from Telefilm Canada.