EXCLUSIVE: True Blood's Stephen Moyer will make his feature directorial debut with The Parting Glass. They embark on a journey to collect the remnants of her life. O'Hare wrote the drama, which follows a family reeling with their sister’s death. The family members delve into past memories to piece together a portrait of the woman they lost. Anna Paquin will star with Denis O’Hare, Ed Asner, Cynthia Nixon, Melissa Leo, Rhys Ifans and Paul Gross. Production begins momentarily in Toronto.
Paquin and Moyer, who did seven seasons of HBO's True Blood, are repped by WME. Dan Beckerman of Scythia Films will executive produce and Lauren Grant of Clique Pictures will co-produce. Paquin will produce with Moyer through their CASM Films banner, with Cerise Hallam and Mark Larkin, and O'Hare. Paquin stars in two upcoming series, Alias Grace for Netflix, and Bellevue Canadian broadcaster CBC. Moyer next stars in the Fox miniseries Shots Fired, which premieres March 22, the ITV series Safe House in the UK.