Oliver Platt Joining Showtime’s ‘C Word’

Actor to star opposite Laura Linney in dark comedy pilot.

Last Updated: October 28, 2009 @ 4:08 PM

Oliver Platt is set to co-star opposite Laura Linney in Showtime’s dark comedy pilot "The C Word."

The pilot stars Linney as Cathy, a suburban wife and mother forced to face a diagnosis of cancer but who manages to find the lighter side of a dark situation.

Platt will play her husband, Paul, a narcissistic but lovable manchild.

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.