EXCLUSIVE: Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore and Dylan McDermott are starring in Blind, an independently funded drama that Michael Mailer is directing, and he’s producing with Diane Fisher, Jennifer Gelfer and Pamela Thur. John Mailer wrote the script from a story by Fisher. Baldwin and Mallory Schwartz are exec producers.
The film, just getting underway in New York, is the story of a novelist (Baldwin) who was blinded in a car crash that killed his wife. Several years later, he rediscovers his passion for life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife (Moore) of an indicted businessman (McDermott).
“’Blind’ has been a long gestating project,” Mailer said. “But to have the superb cast that I have, my brother as the writer, and a very talented group of producers surrounding me I can say with true conviction it was worth the wait.”
Baldwin and Moore previously starred in 1996’s The Juror. Both are repped by CAA. Moore, who stars in the upcoming Wild Oats for The Weinstein Company, is managed by Jason Weinberg at Untitled.
Baldwin’s coming off Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation and next co-stars in Warren Beatty’s Howard Hughes project and the Peter Landesman-directed hot-button drama Concussion.