According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rita Wilson, Julianna Margulies and Michelle Trachtenberg have joined Chad Lowe's feature directorial debut, Beautiful Ohio, starring William Hurt. Accomplice Films' first low-budget production began shooting Monday in Brooklyn.

Lowe is producing the ensemble comedy/drama with his wife, Hilary Swank, and Mark Burton. All are partners in Accomplice Films.

The project is based on Ethan Canin's adaptation of his short story Batorsag & Szerelem, from his anthology The Palace Thief. Former NBA All-Star Reggie Miller of Baby Boom Prods. is the film's executive producer.