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Holmes, Ferrera, Schreiber, Elise Set for EXTREMETIES Reading

Broadway World

Variety.com is reporting that an upcoming reading of "Extremities" will star Katie Holmes, America Ferrera, Pablo Schreiber and Kimberly Elise.

It was recently reported that "Big Love"'s Chloe Sevigny was in talks to join Katie Holmes on Broadway in the near future with William Mastrosimone's "Extremities," howeer, she will not be in the upcoming reading. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Holmes has reportedly been tapped to play the role of a woman who "turns the tables" on her attempted rapist and must decide how to handle the situation.

The production could arrive on Broadway as early as next season, with Kenny Leon likely to direct. Debbie Bisno and Ray Gaspard will executive produce.

"Extremities" was first performed off Broadway in 1982. It opened at The Westside Theatre in New York on December 22, 1982 and ran for 325 performances. Susan Sarandon originated the lead role of Marjorie in the 1982 off-Broadway production. Farrah Fawcett later took over the role to great critical acclaim. Katie Holmes made her Broadway debut in the recent revival of "All My Sons."