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Oscar Winner to Direct Pilot of Showtime’s ‘The C-Word’ That Will Star Oscar-Nominated Laura Linney

Sep 23, 2009  •  Post A Comment

Showtime has hired an Academy Award-winner to direct its upcoming pilot of "The C-Word," reports The Hollywood Reporter.

It’s writer-director Bill Condon (“Gods and Monsters,” “Chicago,” “Dreamgirls”) who will reunite with star Laura Linney for the show. In the new series she plays a suburban wife and mother who tries to take a light approach to her cancer diagnosis.

Condon directed Linney in “Kinsey," where she earned an Oscar nomination for best supporting actress.

–Elizabeth Jensen

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