Duchovny’s in the ‘House’

Thesp will write, direct, act in indie pic

Ovation Entertainment and Bob Yari Prods. are set to finance and produce David Duchovny’s writing and directorial debut, “House of D.”

Indie pic, described as a drama about a man coming to terms with his past and present friendships, will also star Duchovny and wife Tea Leoni, Robin Williams and Tyler Hoechlin (“Road to Perdition”). No distribution is set.

Ovation CEO Richard B. Lewis, a producer of movies such as “Backdraft” and, more recently, the Artisan-distribbed Michael McClancy pic “Eulogy,” will produce along with Yari and Tribeca principal Jane Rosenthal.

Ovation production prexy Zanne Devine exec produces, with Melanie Greene co-producing.

Yari is partnered in several entertainment industry ventures. They include Stratus Film, established with Mark Gordon and prexy Mark Gill, and Bull’s Eye Entertainment, which develops and produces both television and film projects. (Bull’s Eye is headed by Cathy Schulman, Tom Nunan and Mark Curcio.)

Most recently, Yari announced the formation of El Camino Pictures, a company he has aligned with the William Morris Agency to fund independent feature films the percentery packages.

Ovation Entertainment is a diversified production, development and finance company with eBay co-founder Jeff Skoll as its lead investor. Company’s first film, “Eulogy,” was co-financed by Myriad Pictures and stars Ray Romano, Debra Winger, Kelly Preston, Hank Azaria and Zooey Deschanel.

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