Alessandro Nivola enters Lisa Cholodenko's Laurel Canyon

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com October 09 2001 11:00 PM ET

Actor Alessandro Nivola (Jurassic Park III, Face/Off, and TV's Alias) has joined the cast of Laurel Canyon, the latest film from out director Lisa Cholodenko (High Art), according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Los Angeles-based film tells the story of a free-spirited record producer (Frances McDormand) and her clashes with her straitlaced son (Christian Bale) and his uptight fiancée (Kate Beckinsale). Nivola will play a British rock star, one of the mother's clients, who seduces the fiancée.