At 35, shy MIRANDA's life could use a makeover. She feels lost, pain and timid - overwhelmed by the trials of her day-to-day existence in California. As her wedding to BRIAN, 35, draws near, Miranda is doing her best to cope with the remnants of her relationship with her critical and estranged mother, BARBARA, and the forceful will of her sister GLORIA, 40. Just when it seems the family tension couldn't get any thicker, BARBARA is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, leaving her only a few months to live. Miranda is pressured to put her life on hold and take care of her ailing mother in Louisiana. The crisis puts a strain on her relationship with Brain, leaving Miranda lonely and wishing for an ally. But all that changes when fate takes a hand.
Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino is interested in the role of Gloria, the overbearing sister. Besides winning an Academy Award for Mighty Aphrodite, Mira has also won Golden Globes and been Emmy nominated for her lead roles in Norma Jean & Marliyn and Human Trafficking. Fans also remember her from the blockbuster Romy and Michele's High School Reunion.
Anna is interested in playing shy Miranda. This British actress has been nominated for numerous awards, with impressive credential in both film and TV. She starred in the hit Pushing Daisies, and the movies Land of the Lost with Will Farrell and Midsummer Night's Dream alongside Christian Bale and Michelle Pfeiffer.