'Cold Case' star to star in indie rom-com

“Cold Case” star Kathryn Morris is set to star in the indie romantic comedy “Confections of a Discarded Woman,” which the Motion Picture Corp. of America is producing.

Michael Damian (“Flicka 2″) is directing from a script he co-wrote with Janeen Damian. Duo will produce with MPCA topper Brad Krevoy, who exec produced Damian’s 2007 pic “Moondance Alexander.”

Morris will play a pampered Manhattan housewife who has it all until her husband unexpectedly dumps her for his acupuncturist. Faced with an airtight pre-nup, protag lands a job making cupcakes at her father’s bakery in Hackensack, where she discovers that true love can be even sweeter on the other side of the Hudson.

Production will start next week in Bucharest, Romania.

Morris’ feature credits include Steven Spielberg films “Minority Report” and “A.I.” Thesp played Brad Pitt’s second wife in Sony’s “Moneyball,” though her scenes were cut from the film. She’s repped by the Gersh Agency and Mosaic.

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