Friday, July 17, 2020

Development News - Laura Benanti to Co-Star on FOX Drama Pilot 'The Big Leap' Starring Scott Foley and Teri Polo

Development News - July 17, 2020

FOX's The Big Leap.

  • Laura Benanti has joined the cast of the drama pilot starring Scott Foley and Teri Polo. She is a five-time Tony Award nominee - winning in 2008 for her performance in Gypsy. On television, she starred for two seasons in TBS' The Detour and has recurred on The CW's Supergirl and TV Land's Younger.
  • She will play Paula Dirks, a tap dancer and white-collar former V.P. at one of the major car companies. She decides that The Big Leap is a chance to just be vulnerable, let go of her fears and explore her artistic side.