The sultry woman from Wisteria Lane's legal battle continues.
Desperate Housewives actress Nicollette Sheridan and series' creator Marc Cherry met in court today to discuss the actress' lawsuit for wrongful termination and assault. Sheridan originally wanted $20 million for her alleged troubles, but after the judge denied her repeatedly, the amount was lowered to roughly $4 million.
And when E! News obtained the witness list, we saw a lot of familiar names...
It appears that Cherry plans to call the entire cast of Desperate Housewives to testify.
Fellow actors Marcia Cross, James Denton, Felicity Huffman, Eva Longoria and Joe Keenan are all on the list. In addition, the witness pool also includes a who's who of Hollywood—from power lawyer Marty Singer to super publicist Nicole Perna.
Jury selection began today and attorneys hope to have the 14 jurors chosen by tomorrow out of the 35 that showed up.
Many of the questions asked by Sheridan's lawyer Mark Baute, centered around potential jurors' favorite television shows, whether a main character of that particular show was killed off and whether a woman should ever be fired from the workplace if she complained to Human Resources that she was hit.
Earlier today, Sheridan's attorney shared that he will argue that main characters are never killed off primetime shows. In response, Cherry's attorneys say that he has a First Amendment right to do what he wants with any character on a show.
A skeptical Judge Elizabeth Allen White suggested that jurors would not have the "requisite knowledge" of the industry to know what is customary in how characters are killed off or not.
Jury selection will continue tomorrow morning, with the trial starting immediately afterwards. Sheridan will be the first to testify for the plaintiffs.
—Reporting by Baker Machado and Claudia Rosenbaum