Elizabeth is leaving Weeds for a big-screen turn as another mother figure in “I Hop” a live-action/CG-animated comedy.
Repped by Gersh and Brillstein Entertainment Partners, is ending her five-year run on the Showtime series, for which she has earned three Emmy nominations for supporting actress in a comedy series as well as two Golden Globe noms.
I Hop is directed by Tim Hill, the April 1, 2011 release tells the tale of an out-of-work slacker (James Marsden) who accidentally injures the Easter Bunny (voiced by Russell Brand) and must take him in as he recovers. As Fred struggles with the world’s worst houseguest, both will learn what it takes to finally grow up.
Elizabeth will play Marsden’s exasperated mother in the Illumination Entertainment/Universal production. She also is developing a comedy series as a starring vehicle for herself.