The Jacket: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mackenzie Phillips, best known for her work on "One Day at a Time" and more recently on the Disney Channel series "So Weird," has signed on for a supporting role in the Mandalay Pictures/Section Eight feature The Jacket.
Warner Independent Pictures is distributing, with John Maybury at the helm. The film is lensing in Glasgow, Scotland, with Peter Guber, Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney producing.
Written by Massy Tadjedin, "Jacket" centers on a soldier convicted of murder who, during his treatment in a psychiatric hospital, begins to believe that he is traveling through time. Through his time travel, he searches for a woman he met as a child and is fated to love.
Phillips plays a nurse at the psychiatric hospital. She replaces Anne Lambton, who dropped out because of illness. Adrien Brody and Keira Knightley topline "Jacket," with Kris Kristofferson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kelly Lynch and Brad Renfro rounding out the cast.