The alt-godmother well known for her paralyzing stage-fright, Liz Phair, has signed on for a role in filmmaker Finn Taylor's forthcoming stalker thriller, entitled Cherish.I guess Courtney Loveís life was just way too appealing an option. The film, set to film this month in San Francisco, stars Robin Tunney and Tim Blake Nelson (O Brother Where Art Thou?) with supporting roles from Phair and Saturday Night Live alum Nora Dunn. Taylor, best known for scripting 1994's Pontiac Moon,and 1997's Dream With the Fishes,hopes to debut the film at next year's Sundance Festival.
Phair's commitment to Cherish also means sessions for the follow-up to 1998's Whitechocolatespaceegg will be further delayed. She has upwards of forty tracks ready to go but has yet to pick a final producer for the project.