Connie Britton will play the lead role in Nicole Holofceners comedy-drama The Land of Steady Habits for Netflix, following her departure from CMTs Nashville.
Britton is joining Ben Mendelsohn, Edie Falco and Thomas Mann in Steady Habits, based on the Ted Thompson novel. Anthony Bregman and Stefanie Azpiazu are producing through their Likely Story production company.
Holofcener is directing from her own script, based on a man in his fifties who implodes in the middle of affluent Connecticut life by leaving his wife. When the character played by Mendelsohn realizes hes made a mistake, he tries to redeem his personal and professional missteps. Britton will play a divorcee who develops a connection with Mendelsohns character.