Tony-Winning Actress Lands Role in "The Family Fang," Featuring Screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire

Maryann Plunkett, who won a Tony Award for her performance in Me and My Girl, will be seen in the new film "The Family Fang," directed by Jason Bateman.

Based on the Kevin Wilson novel, the film features a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire.

Plunkett has been cast in the role of Camille, the family matriarch, opposite Christopher Walken as her husband with Bateman and Nicole Kidman starring as her "Fang" children.

Producers are Bill Block, Daniel Crown and Caroline Jaczko.

The film began shooting in New York this week.