Alice Ripley
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Alice Ripley
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Tony Award winner Alice Ripley has been cast alongside Eric Stoltz, Cara Buono, Ally Sheedy, and Samantha Futerman in Lifetime's dramedy pilot Modern Love, according to Deadlne.com.

Stoltz will play newspaper science editor Simon McElvane, who is dealing with a troubled marriage when he is named editor of the newspaper's Modern Love column. Ripley will play his wife.

Futerman will play his adopted teenaged daughter, and Buono and Sheedy will play editors at the newspaper.

Ripley won the Tony for Next to Normal and her many stage credits include James Joyce's The Dead, Side Show and The Baker's Wife.