De Rossi, Cain to bask in ‘Glow’

Fox thriller to be helmed by Baxley

Portia de Rossi and Dean Cain will topline the Fox TV Pictures telepic “The Glow,” lensing in Toronto.

Thriller, slated to air on Fox next season, is being helmed by Craig R. Baxley (“Stephen King’s Rose Red”); Iain Paterson and Gary Sherman will executive produce. Rounding out the cast are Hal Linden, Dina Merrill, Joe Campanella and Grace Zabriskie.

Story, penned by Sherman, concerns a young Gotham couple, struggling to achieve their ideal lifestyle, when a chance meeting with some elderly benefactors leads to immediate and profound results.

“In the spirit of a classic horror film, we’ve taken a very recognizable, everyday notion and injected something truly ominous in order to surprise our audience,” said Marci Pool, Fox executive veepee of movies and minis.

De Rossi, repped by ICM, recently wrapped “Cletis Tout” with Tim Allen, Richard Dreyfuss, and Christian Slater. She has also nabbed a role in the romantic comedy “Love Smarts,” which is due to begin shooting at the end of the year in Sydney.

Cain, repped by Writers & Artists, will next be seen in “Rat Race.”