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Currently, Laura is adapting Peter Nichols’ novel The Rocks with producers Entertainment One, 42 and Automatik, to be directed by BAFTA-nominated director Tom Harper. She is also developing pilots for BBC, Starz and the CW.


Laura served as a writer, then writer/producer, on Season 2 through Season 5 of the Netflix series, House of Cards, for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award (Drama Series) and a WGA Award (Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series). Laura wrote some of the series' most memorable episodes, including Chapter 17 (Claire's interview) and Chapter 45 (Francis' Hallucination). 


She has written pilots for 20th Century Fox TV/FOX network, executive produced by Danny Strong, and Fox 21/Scripted World, executive produced by Jason Winer. 


FILM


Her feature film debut, Here and Now (formerly Blue Night), developed by and starring Sarah Jessica Parker, produced by Pretty Matches and AMBI Pictures, was released Nov. 9, 2018. It is now available through VOD. In addition to lead Sarah Jessica Parker, the cast includes Jacqueline Bisset, Renée Zellweger, Common, Simon Baker, Taylor Kinney, Waleed Zuaiter, Gus Birney and Phillipa Soo.  Watch the trailer here. Sarah Jessica talks about the film on Colbert here. 

REPRIEVE reimagines three iconic female characters from theatre in a contemporary setting, connected only by the liminal space of one mysterious hotel room. Featuring Ruthie Ann Miles as Laura Wingfield from The Glass Menagerie (written by Laura Eason), Carmen Zilles as Portia from Julius Caesar (written by Tanya Saracho), and Betsy Wolfe as Emily Webb from Our Town (written by Anna Ziegler), this short film from The Interval is directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman.


(Click on the image to view the film.)

HERE AND NOW (FORMERLY BLUE NIGHT) / FILM​
AMBI Distribution and Paramount Worldwide released


Here and Now, the drama produced by and starring Sarah Jessica Parker, bowed at the Tribeca Film Festival under the title Blue Night. The film is directed by Fabien Constant in his feature helming debut and co-stars Jacqueline Bisset, Simon Baker,  Gus Birney, Common, Taylor Kinney, Phillipa Soo, Renée Zellweger and Waleed Zuaiter. It hit theaters and VOD on November 9th, 2018.

Laura Eason

SCREENWRITER / PLAYWRIGHT / PRODUCER