The Swearing Jar Lands Leslie Hope As Director

The Hollywood Reporter - Leslie Hope, who played Jack Bauer's wife on the first season of 24, has chosen the indie romantic comedy The Swearing Jar as her feature directorial debut.

Hope will direct the indie film from a screenplay adapted by actress Kate Hewlett (The Girlfriend Experience) from her theatrical play. Casting is currently underway through Heidi Levitt Casting in Los Angeles.

The Swearing Jar will be produced by Jane Loughman of Monkeys & Parrots and Kyle Bornais and Tony Wosk of Farpoint Films. Shooting is scheduled for later this year in Toronto, in Hope's native Canada.