Hawkes, Parker Sign For “Playroom”

“Deadwood” co-stars Molly Parker and John Hawkes (“Winter’s Bone”) have signed on to star in the indie drama “The Playroom” for Ten96 Films reports Variety.

Set in 1975, the pair will play suburban parents of four. Their volatile teenage daughter (Olivia Harris) acts as a kind of surrogate mother to the younger children, who themselves “have created a make-believe world in their attic hideaway while the parents act out a sordid story below”.

Cody Linley also stars as the daughter’s boyfriend. Julia Dyer (“Late Bloomers”) directs from a script by her sister Gretchen Dyer, while Stephen Dyer (“Hysteria”) and Angie Meyer producing. Shooting is currently under way in Dallas.