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Christina Hendricks, Alysia Reiner to Star in Dark Comedy From ‘Glow’ Actress

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Former Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless is set to produce.

Christina Hendricks, Alysia Reiner and Anna Camp are set to star in a dark comedy Egg.

Hendricks and Reiner will play old art school rivals that both happen to be expecting children at the same time, but one is carrying hers while the other is using a surrogate, played by Camp.

The movie comes from best-selling author Risa Mickenberg (Taxi Driver Wisdom) and will be directed by filmmaker Marianna Palka, who recently starred in Netflix’s wrestling comedy GLOW. David Alan Basche and Gbenga Akinnagbe also star. 

Reiner and Basche are producing, along with former Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless.

Hendricks was last seen in comedies Fist Fight and Bad Santa 2, and is set to topline the NBC’s buzzy midseason drama Good Girls.

Reiner is best known for her role on Orange in the New Black and also appears in FX’s Better Things. Camp will soon be see in the third installment in the Pitch Perfect franchise.

Palka made her directorial debut with Sundance feature Good Dick, which she wrote and starred in with Jason Ritter.

Production on Egg is set to begin at the end of the summer in New York. 

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