Christina Hendricks cast in Measure of a Man. The casting of Christina Hendricks in Measure of a Man (2014) answers the question of who will play the lead female role in the Terry Loane directed film. Christina Hendricks will play “[Bobby]’ mother [and a woman who] is undergoing marital woes sparked by her fierce independence and a new career path.”
On the people behind the scenes of Measure of a Man:
[Measure of a Man is] written by A Single Man scribe David Scearce. Christian Taylor is producing under his Taylor Lane Productions shingle. UTA and ICM co-rep U.S. rights. The pic is based on Robert Lipsyte’s young-adult novel One Fat Summer.
On when Measure of a Man will begin production:
Production is expected to begin this summer in Connecticut and New York.
Measure of a Man‘s plot synopsis:
Set in the 1970s,…Bobby is “a bullied teen negotiating the challenging path to manhood under the guidance of a reclusive Wall Street executive who gives him a summer job.”
On Christina Hendricks:
Hendricks began acting in children’s musical theater productions in Twin Falls. She was a model from the ages of 18 to 27. She made a number of guest television appearances, starting as a regular in the series Beggars and Choosers. Since then, she has starred in the series The Big Time and The Court, opposite Sally Field and Craig Bierko, as well as the legal drama Kevin Hill, which was filmed in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma. She has also had recurring roles in ER and Firefly and guest-starred in episodes of Angel, Miss Match, Tru Calling, Presidio Med, Without a Trace, and Las Vegas. Hendricks starred opposite Kip Pardue in South of Pico. La Cucina, an award-winning indie film, premiered on Showtime in December 2009 and stars Hendricks as a writer opposite Joaquim de Almeida. She has appeared in four episodes of the NBC TV show Life in the recurring role of Olivia, detective Charlie Crews’ soon-to-be stepmother and Ted Earley’s love interest. She also starred in music videos for “The Ghost Inside” by Broken Bells, and Everclear’s “One Hit Wonder”.
She plays Joan Harris on the AMC series Mad Men where Hendricks’ character is the office manager of advertising agency Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce (SCDP), providing mentoring to a group of women who must deal with the come-ons and callousness of professional advertising executives.
She appeared in the action-thriller Drive, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, alongside Carey Mulligan and Ryan Gosling.
A Christina Hendricks Mad Men Season three premiere image:
Christina Hendricks Mad Men Season Three Premiere
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