Matthew Shepard drama being cast

By Editors

Originally published on May 09 2001 12:00 AM ET

Casting is under way for the Matthew Shepard drama The Laramie Project, according to Variety. Headliners include Laura Linney (Further Tales of the City), Christina Ricci, and Steve Buscemi. The lineup will also feature Camryn Manheim, Peter Fonda, and Janeane Garofalo. The Laramie Project is an adaptation by gay author Mois├ęs Kaufman of his stage play for HBO.