Christine Woods To Star In Stephen Merchant's HBO Comedy Pilot 'Hello Ladies'

EXCLUSIVE: After a lengthy casting process, Christine Woods (FlashForward) has landed the female lead opposite Stephen Merchant in Hello Ladies, HBO’s comedy pilot co-written, directed by and starring Merchant. The project stars the 6′-7″ Merchant as Stephen, a gawky Englishman searching for the woman of his dreams in Los Angeles. Half as charming as he thinks he is — and twice as desperate — he’s obsessed with infiltrating the glamorous world of beautiful people. Unfortunately the beautiful people won’t let him in. I hear Woods will play Jessica, an occasional actress who rents Stephen’s guest house from him. She denies that there is any chemistry between them and always gives Stephen a hard time in a light-hearted way. In the pilot, Woods joins recently cast Nate Torrence and Kevin Weisman. (more…)

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