Demi Moore to star in and produce QCode's new scripted dramatic podcast, Dirty Diana
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Podcast and media studio QCODE announced today that Golden Globe-nominated actress Demi Moore will star in and produce QCODE’s new scripted dramatic podcast, Dirty Diana. Dirty Diana was created by writer and director Shana Feste (Country Strong, Run Sweetheart Run) and written by Feste and Jennifer Besser.
Premiering Monday, July 13th, the six-episode series tells the story of a dying marriage and how two partners find their way back each other through perseverance, connection, and sex. For those craving a new form of erotica, the podcast portrays sex and longing from a female gaze, with female pleasure at its center.
“We are so excited to help bring Shana Feste’s riveting and titillating story to life alongside Demi Moore,” said QCODE. “Dirty Diana brings the fresh perspective of sex through an all-female lens with characters you are truly invested in.”
Demi Moore stars alongside Claes Bang, Betsy Brandt, Mackenzie Davis, Carmen Ejogo, Max Greenfield, Dayo Okeniyi, Penelope Ann Miller, John Tenney, Rhys Wakefield and Dolly Wells, with cameos from Gwendoline Christie, Chris Diamontopolus, Lena Dunham, Melanie Griffith, Ava Grey, Andrea Riseborough, Rosa Salazar, Lili Taylor and Lesley Ann Warren. Moore will serve as an executive producer, along with Qcode’s Rob Herting and Automatik’s Brian Kavanaugh-Jones & Fred Berger, Shana Feste and Jennifer Besser through their Quiet Girl Productions.
Demi Moore is repped by CAA, Untitled Entertainment, and Gang, Tyre, Ramer, Brown & Passman. Claes Bang is repped by UTA and Sharky & Co. in the UK. Shana Feste is repped by CAA and Marks Law Group.
DIRTY DIANA is available everywhere you listen to podcasts.
QCODE is a new podcast and media studio launched in 2018 by former CAA agent Rob Herting in partnership with production company Automatik and management firm Grandview. The company is focused on working with creators to originate and innovate stories in the audio format that have the potential to grow and be adapted in other mediums, including television series and feature films. QCODE developed and produced its first series, BLACKOUT, which stars Rami Malek and was featured as one of Apple’s “10 Best Podcasts So Far in 2019” and won the “Best Fiction Podcast of the Year” at the iHeartRadio Podcast awards. QCODE’s second original series, CARRIER, is an immersive first person POV fiction thriller which stars Tony and Grammy winner Cynthia Erivo. In 2019, CARRIER was featured by Esquire as one of “The Best Podcasts of 2019” early this fall and was named Apple’s “Best Fiction Show of the Year.” The series is due to be adapted into a feature film by Amblin entertainment. They next premiered THE EDGE OF SLEEP which stars YouTube creator Mark Fischbach aka “Markiplier.” The show is released under QCODE’s new Wood Elf label, which focuses on matching digital creators with original narrative genre podcasts. QCODE most recently premiered the series THE LEFT RIGHT GAME, produced by and starring TESSA THOMPSON, which was recently acquired by Amazon to be adapted for TV. QCODE is currently in production on the thriller BORRASCA, starring Cole Sprouse, who will also produce (“Riverdale,” Five Feet Apart).
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