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TV veteran Verica to direct film in Chicago area
2014-11-26

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Television veteran Tom Verica ( How to Get Away with Murder ) is making his feature directorial debut with the indie Building Bridges, which is slated to film in the Chicago area next spring, ReelChicago.com noted.

Verica plays Viola Davis' husband on ABC's How to Get Away with Murder, but is also a resident director and co-executive producer on lead-in show Scandal as well as a longtime associate of show creator Shonda Rhimes.

Building Bridges is based on the true story of a Washington small town engineer Ron Moore, who painfully rebuilds his life after his 14-year old son fatally shot his mother and younger sister and then committed suicide in 1996.

"Bridges" will star Cullen Douglas, Elizabeth Perkins ( Weeds ), KaDee Strickland ( Private Practice ), out gay actor Guillermo Diaz ( Scandal ) and Steppenwolf Theatre Company Ensemble member Alana Arenas.

Jeff Perry—who plays the gay character Cyrus on Scandal, and is a co-founder/actor of Steppenwolf—is co-producing the film.


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