'True Blood' star joins Lange in film

Stephen Moyer (“True Blood”) will co-star in the indie feature version of “The Big Valley” opposite Jessica Lange.

Moyer will play the role of the eldest son Jarrod Barkley in the period story of a wealthy ranching family. Lange’s portraying Victoria Barkley in the role originated by Barbara Stanwyck in the 1960s TV series.

Production starts July 26 in Baton Rouge, La.

“The Big Valley” is written and directed by Daniel Adams with the screenplay inspired by the original pilot from the TV series. The film is exec produced by Kate Edelman Johnson, whose late father Louis F Edelman created the series, and produced by Straw Weisman and Steven Brandman.

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