Underwood Underway on Directing Debut


Blair Underwood will direct Ving Rhames in the drama "The Bridge to Nowhere."

Filming next month in Pittsburgh, "Nowhere" will represent the featuring directing debut for the TV favorite.

The film involves four guys who team with a destitute prostitute to form a successful escort service. Chris Gutierrez wrote the script.

Although Underwood has never directed for the big screen before, he's helmed a number of music videos, as well as the short film "The Second Coming."

Underwood will also produce "Nowhere" along with partners Tommy Morgan Jr. and Blondel Aidoo, continuing his push into production. He's also producing and starring in the Fox Searchlight thriller "My Soul To Keep" and producing TLC's "Easy Money."

The "Sex and the City" and "LAX" star can sometimes be seen on CBS' "The New Adventures of Old Christine."

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