Orser is repped by Gersh. Donovan is repped by David DeCamillo and Mark Herzberg. Cacia is repped by The Coronel Group. Gilbert is repped by Management 360 and Gersh. Huebel is repped by UTA and Jackoway Austen Tyerman. Dunn is repped by Gersh and Lighthouse Entertainment. Bent is repped by Buchwald, Luber Roklin Entertainment in the U.S., and The Associates Talent Agency and Seth Management in Canada.
Weiner serves as creator, director, and executive producer on “Verbatim” for HBO Max. Scott Lochmus and Michelene Starnadori serve as producers. Ben Stiller, Nicholas Weinstock, and Jackie Cohn, also executive produce via Red Hour Films. Kathleen Lingo of the New York Times and Ken Druckerman, Banks Tarver, and Kevin Vargas of Left/Right also executive produce.
Sara Gilbert, Rob Huebel, Leland Orser, Lyiq Bent, Tate Donovan, J.R. Cacia, and Kevin Dunn have all joined the project. The exact details of their roles are being kept under wraps, but the pilot follows the story of the 2019 college admissions scandal. All dialogue is taken directly from primary sources and every word is presented verbatim. It was previously reported that Chris Messina would star in the pilot.
The series is set in the 1970s and follows a woman’s attempt to launch the first adult magazine for women.” /> HBO Max has a number of pilots in the works at present, with the comedy “Minx” recently adding several actors in key roles.
The HBO Max pilot "Verbatim" is rounding out its cast.
"Verbatim" is an anthology series based on Brett Weiner’s New York Times Op Docs Series that screened at Sundance in 2014 and 2016.

Moonves was forced out of CBS on Sunday, and the settlement he reached with the corporation calls for the results of the investigation to be kept confidential per a non-disparagement agreement between the sides. The investigation will determine whether Moonves is eligible for any of the $120 million in severance funds that have been set aside for the long-serving CBS executive.” />
"Secrecy causes more questions," Sheryl Underwood said on the Sept. 10 episode, after Osbourne recapped the news that CBS was not going to release results, despite new allegations of sexual harassment and assault surfacing.
"How are women ever going to feel comfortable in the workplace if they still think that power and money will be held over their heads?" Osbourne pointed out.
Osbourne agreed, especially because not revealing the findings sends a message that "every other person who's a powerful CEO of a public company can do the same thing if it happens again."
"There should be no more fear of telling your story, so transparency is needed," she explained.
She said she didn't feel "anybody" should be allowed to have a verdict kept sealed. It will never end." "It's not fair to women.
"These women were very brave in speaking what their truth is, and so if the stories are true, they deserve to be corroborated," Gilbert said. "Les is saying they're not true, so I would think, in equal measure, he would want the results put out."
Ahead of the season premiere, she released a statement saying she was "taking a few days off … Despite this being only the second episode of the ninth season of "The Talk," Julie Chen was absent. to be with my family" after her husband Moonves was ousted from CBS Corp.
Adding that "we need to get to solutions" and ensure this never happens again, Underwood said "transparency brings clarity." Eve took the message about transparency a bit further, saying that it "helps the fear to go away."
This discussion came hours after Gayle King initially called for transparency on "CBS This Morning."
"The Talk" co-hosts have asked their parent company, CBS, to be transparent and release the results of the investigation into former CEO and chairman, Leslie Moonves.
Sara Gilbert also pointed out that it would be "difficult to work at a company feeling like things aren't going to be told if things go wrong or things are done that put women or anyone in a compromising position."