WENDY PORTER was once a bright attractive young woman with a promising future. But years of physical and emotional abuse at the hands of her husband Rip left her scarred both inside and out. Faced with the most difficult decision a woman can make, Wendy must come to grips with what her life has become, and then decide how many victims the cycle of violence will claim.
Acclaimed actress Mira Sorvino won the Academy Award®, the Golden Globe Award and the Critics' Choice Award, among other honors, for her performance in Woody Allen's "Mighty Aphrodite."
Additionally, She was a Golden Globe Award nominee for her performance in Christian Duguay's miniseries "Human Trafficking"; and had previously been nominated for "Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion" and for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in the HBO film "Norma Jean and Marilyn," which also earned her an Emmy Award nomination.
Other film credits include Terry George's "Reservation Road;" Robert Redford's "Quiz Show;" Spike Lee's "Summer of Sam;" David Mirkin's "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion;" Clare Peploe's "The Triumph of Love;" Whit Stillman's "Barcelona;" Antoine Fuqua's "Replacement Killers," Guillermo Del Toro's "Mimic," Gary Winick's "Sweet Nothing;" Ted Demme's "Beautiful Girls" and Rob Weiss' "Amongst Friends," which she also associate-produced.
Mira is married to Christopher Backus and the couple lives in New York and Los Angeles with their three children.
RIP PORTER is a man haunted by personal demons: alcoholism and a violent temper. After serving seven years in prison for abusing his wife, Rip is reformed. He's ready to face his demons, rebuild his marriage, and start over again. He wants nothing more than to have a family and a son to carry on his family name, but it may cost him the one thing he wants the most. Everyone deserves a second chance, don't they?
BARRY PEPPER is a familiar face to audiences, with co-starring and supporting roles in several mega-hits, television movies, and mini-series. Recent roles include leads in When Love Is Not Enough (TV), Princess Kaiulani, and a supporting role opposite Will Smith in Seven Pounds.
Barry is probably best known to audiences for his role as a Bible-quoting sniper in Saving Private Ryan. He also appeared in Flags of Our Fathers, We Were Soldiers, The Green Mile, and Enemy of the State.
Barry and his wife Cindy have one daughter Annaliese and live in Vancouver, British Columbia.
MOLLY CAMPBELL, along with her husband Jack and son Joey, has the picture perfect life. Everything changes when her life comes crashing down around her. Faced with a mother's worst nightmare, joy and contentment give way to fear and chaos. Molly begins to lose hope – in the system, in her husband, and in her life as she knows it. Determined to hold it all together she must decide just how far she will go to save her family.
KATE LEVERING began her career in theater. She earned multiple nominations for her work in the Broadway Show 42nd Street. The role also earned Levering a Fred Astaire Award for Best Female Dancer. The following year, she was nominated again for her work in Thou Shalt Not.
On television, Levering stars in Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva. She had recurring and guest star roles in Cashmere Mafia, Kevin Hill, K-Ville, Medium, Close to Home, Las Vegas, Cold Case, CSI: Miami, Out of Practice, Law & Order: SVU and Home Improvement. Levering also starred as “Jeanne Martin” in the television movie Martin and Lewis.
JOEY CAMPBELL is a typical young boy, full of life and energy, with a wide-eyed wonder that only exists in the innocence of youth. His favorite thing to do is to go sailing with his dad, and he's just waiting for the day when he is grown up enough to sail the boat out into the ocean for the first time. Little does he know he's about to grow up way too fast.
MAXWELL PERRY COTTON can currently be seen as regular cast member Cooper Whedon on the ABC hit drama Brothers & Sisters. Maxwell starred in A Dennis the Menace Christmas, playing the role of Dennis alongside Robert Wagner, who played Mr. Wilson. He also has a role in the film Radio Free Albemuth, which is currently showing at film festivals.
After frequent urging from family and friends to “get that kid into commercials,” Maxwell’s parents found representation for modeling and acting and his career began. An avid sports fan, Maxwell enjoys playing basketball, baseball, as well as golf, tennis and swimming.
JACK CAMPBELL is a very intelligent and successful man. He's a natural leader who learned to turn obstacles into opportunities. If there's a problem, he's the man who can fix it, until the problem hits closer to home. When his neatly packaged life begins to unravel, Jack faces a problem his money and charm can't fix. The lines between right and wrong become blurred, and everything he thought about himself suddenly comes into question.
COLE HAUSER was last seen in Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys Together opposite Kathy Bates and Sanaa Lathan, and Tortured with Laurence Fishburne. A dynamic young actor, Cole had roles in The Cave, Mel Gibson’s Paparazzi, Tears of the Sun, White Oleander and Good Will Hunting.
Hauser stars in NBC's new action series Chase produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and was seen in Fox’s crime drama K-Ville, NBC’s ER, and ABC and Steven Spielberg’s High Incident.
Hauser grew up in and around the United States and currently resides in Malibu with his wife Cynthia and sons Ryland and Colt.