EXCLUSIVE: Wes Bentley, David Harbour and Leland Orser have joined the cast of HBO’s comedy pilot Tilda, from Bill Condon. The project stars Diane Keaton as Tilda, a powerful female online Hollywood journalist with a no-holds-barred style. And no, her last name is not Finke, it’s Watski.
Bentley will play Tilda’s often called upon cute young IT guy whose relationship with her bleeds beyond just fixing her computer (they sleep together). Harbour will play an old school entertainment columnist working for a major publication (in the version of the script circulated around town, it’s The Los Angeles Times) who harbors bitterness towards Tilda’s means of going about her job. In a guest starring/potential recurring role, Orser will play a movie studio head who is being exposed by Tilda. The three join Keaton as well as Ellen Page also was recently cast in the project. Condon and Tell Me You Love Me creator Cynthia Mort wrote the script and are executive producing the pilot, which Condon is attached to direct. Filming is slated for June in Los Angeles.