Love, itself, is a leap of faith. But some people take a bigger jump than others.
This week, Kyra Sedgwick, director of the independent film, “Story of a Girl,” and star of TNT’s “The Closer” and the new ABC series “Ten Days in the Valley,” reads Ellen Graf’s essay, “Our Joy Knows No Bounds, Or Lanes.”
Kyra Sedgwick has appeared on stage, screen and television. She has received multiple Golden Globe nominations (2007 win for “The Closer”), Emmy nominations (2010 win for “The Closer”), 7 SAG nominations as well as two Independent Spirit Award nominations, a Theater Award, Los Angeles Drama Desk Critics Circle Award and a Dramalogue Award.
In 2017, Sedgwick will return to episodic television with the gritty drama “Ten Days in the Valley,” in which she will also serve as executive producer. The upcoming drama, created by Tassie Cameron, will premiere on Sunday, October 1st on ABC. Sedgwick will play Jane Sadler, an overworked television producer and single mother in the middle of a fractious separation where her television show and her reality coincide.
Sedgwick made her directorial debut with the independent feature “Story of a Girl,” based on the novel of the same name by Sara Zarr. The film premiered on July 23rd on Lifetime.
In 2016, Sedgwick starred in the feature film, “The Edge of Seventeen,” written and directed by Kelly Fremon Craig. She co-starred opposite Woody Harrelson and Hailee Steinfeld. The film was nominated for a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award and a New York Film Critics Circle Award, among others.
Also in 2016, Sedgwick wrapped the independent film “Submission” opposite Stanley Tucci. Additional film credits included “The Humbling,” “Time Out of Mind,” After Darkness,” “Kill Your Darlings,” “The Road Within,” “Reach Me,” “The Possession,” “Man on a Ledge,” “Gamer,” “The Game Plan,” “Loverboy,” “The Woodsman,” “Secondhand Lions” “Personal Velocity,” “Phenomenon,” “What’s Cooking,” “Born on the Fourth of July,” “Singles,” “Lemon Sky” and…