British actress Emma Greenwell better known as Mandy Milkovich on Showtime’s Shameless has been cast in the indy dramedy Wild written and directed by Vivienne DeCourcy. Emma will be playing Mary Reynolds a gardener who dreams of competing in the Chelsea Garden show, which is commonly known as the Olympics of gardening. Helping Mary to achieve her dreams is an environmentalist played by British actor Tom Hughes.
Radiant Films International has acquired the rights to the film and shooting is expected to take place over the next few months in Ireland and Ethiopia. Tom Hughes can also be seen in season 1 of the BBC show Silk as well as Dancing on the Edge starring Matthew Goode, Anthony Head, and John Goodman.
Production on the 4th season of Shameless isn’t expected to resume until this fall and Emma is expected to return as a series regular. Emma’s other credits include a 3 episode stint on HBO’s True Blood as Claudia and 2013’s Holy Ghost People.