'Seinfeld' thesp to star in Oracle indie pic

Len Lesser, best known for his role as “Uncle Leo” in NBC’s “Seinfeld,” has inked to star in Oracle Prods.’ indie feature “Fireflies,” which begins shooting July 27 in New York.

In the pic, Lesser plays a man who moves in with his daughter and son-in-law after the death of his wife, complicating their lives while developing a warm relationship with his granddaughter, played by newcomer Katie Mara. Directed by Stephen La Cante, pic is scripted by Oracle prexy Alicia Munoz, who is also producing it.

Lesser is repped by Barry Gross at the Chasin Agency and managed by Arlene Dayton.

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