"I'm a 260 lb. fun'lovin', bi-polar, red-headed, sexual deviant."

Meet the Cast and Production Team

bios-leslieLeslie Hope - Writer/Director, GAYKEITH

Perhaps best known as an actor (notably starring as Kiefer Sutherland’s wife on the first season of 24, and now on ABC'S THE RIVER) Leslie Hope has recently found herself on the other side of the camera. She directed the popular romantic comedy A VERY MERRY DAUGHTER OF THE BRIDE starring Luke Perry and Joanna Garcia, and the highly rated thriller A NEIGHBOR’S SECRET for TF-1 and Lance Entertainment. She has recently directed an episode of THE MURDOCH MYSTERIES for Shaftesbury Films and exec. produced THE BLING RING with Jon Eskenas for Orly Adelson and Dick Clarke productions.

She produced and directed the documentary WHAT I SEE WHEN I CLOSE MY EYES which was selected by over 30 film festivals, won several awards as Best Documentary, and sold to Moviola, The Short Film Channel. Leslie was honored to have The Kent Film Festival name an award after her and her film-The Hope Award for Outstanding Work in Documentary Filmmaking. Leslie’s previous directing and producing work includes the development of new works and a re-examination of the classics for The Wilton Project-a theatre company which she founded and ran for 10 years as Artistic Director with Charlie Stratton.  Next up is the horror movie BLOODWISH and EXTREME MEDICINE, a documentary reality series she co-created and will direct.

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