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[09/05/08 - 09:54 AM]
Leisha Hailey Cast in "The L Word(R)" Pilot Spinoff for Showtime
Hailey will star in the pilot presentation, which is scheduled to begin shooting in December.

[via press release from Showtime]

LEISHA HAILEY CAST IN "THE L WORD(R)" PILOT SPINOFF FOR SHOWTIME

ILENE CHAIKEN, CREATOR AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF ORIGINAL SERIES, WILL WRITE AND PRODUCE THE PILOT

LOS ANGELES, CA � (September 4, 2008) � Leisha Hailey will star in a pilot presentation spinoff of THE L WORD(R)' for SHOWTIME scheduled to begin shooting in December. Ilene Chaiken, creator and executive producer of THE L WORD(R), will return to write and produce the pilot.

THE L WORD(R) will premiere its sixth and final season in January 2009, marking the end of an era chronicling the lives of these iconic characters that have played a pivotal role in changing cultural perceptions of lesbians and the transgender community on and off screen.

Since the series' inception, Hailey has played "Alice" � a bubbly yet out-and-proud lesbian living in Los Angeles amongst a group of friends as they navigate careers, families, friendships, inner struggles and romantic entanglements.





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