Debra Winger, Josh Lucas, Eddie Izzard & Kevin McHale Join Dustin Hoffman In ‘Boychoir’

By | Monday February 24, 2014 @ 4:57pm PST

Josh LucasDebra WingerThe story of a troubled 12-year-old Texas boy who ends up at an East Coast boychoir school began production today in Connecticut. The Red Violin director Francois Girard’s indie drama … Read More »

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Eddie Izzard Inks Talent Deal With NBC

By | Wednesday December 4, 2013 @ 10:42am PST
Nellie Andreeva

izzardEddie Izzard, who starred in NBC‘s Mockingbird Lane pilot last season and has been recurring on NBC’s Hannibal, is formalizing his relationship with the network via a talent holding deal. Under the one-year pact, he will receive … Read More »

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Eddie Izzard To Star In And Produce NBC’s ‘Munsters’ Reboot

By | Tuesday March 20, 2012 @ 11:30am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Eddie Izzard is in final negotiations to star in and produce NBC’s Munsters reboot Mockingbird Lane. Izzard is the first actor cast in the pilot, written by Bryan Fuller and to be directed by Bryan Singer. Mockingbird LaneRead More »

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UK’s Top TV Talent Agent: ‘We’re Failing To Make Enough TV That Really Matters’

By | Tuesday September 20, 2011 @ 9:15am PDT

One of the UK’s most powerful talent agents has blasted British TV as an institution that’s run by “clever people making clever rubbish.” Peter Bennett-Jones, founder of Endemol-owned Tiger Aspect (Mr Bean, Billy Elliot), said last night at the annual BAFTA TV Lecture … Read More »

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Ashley Judd, Paul Verhoeven And Eddie Izzard Unveil Projects At MIPCOM

By | Thursday September 15, 2011 @ 8:19am PDT

ABC Studios will be jetting in Ashley Judd for the premiere screening of its thriller show Missing at next month’s MIPCOM TV market. This year’s event runs Oct. 3-6. Creator/exec producer Gregory Poirier, who wrote National Treasure: Book of Secrets, will also be on hand to unveil the show in Cannes. Co-stars Cliff Curtis and Adriano Giannini will be at the Palais des Festivals too. Meanwhile, Paul Verhoeven, cult director of Starship Troopers and Total Recall, will be in town to promote FCCE’s The Entertainment Experience — “the world’s first multi-platform format based on a user-generated movie” (whatever the heck that means). Eddie Izzard will be flying in to promote his turn as Long John Silver in RHI Entertainment’s Treasure Island, due to premiere on Syfy in the U.S. and Sky in the UK. And Stevie Van Zandt — who so memorably played mob consigliere Silvio Dante in The Sopranos — will promote Norwegian TV show Lilyhammer, being sold by Germany’s SevenOne International. This time Van Zandt plays a Mafioso who testified against his former Mafia boss in New York and winds up being relocated to the Norwegian countryside as part of the Witness Protection Program.

MIPCOM previously announced that Anne Sweeney, Disney/ABC Television Group president and Disney Media Networks co-chair, will be this year’s MIPCOM Personality of the Year. Here’s the official release: Read More »

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Eddie Izzard Back At FX With Drama Project

By | Friday April 1, 2011 @ 1:26pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: The Riches star Eddie Izzard is returning to FX with a new drama project, now in development. Izzard is attached to star in the untitled drama, which he co-created with writer Doug Jung based on an idea Izzard had … Read More »

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Eddie Izzard Joins ‘United States Of Tara’

By | Monday August 30, 2010 @ 5:12pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: In his first US series gig since his starring role on FX’s The Riches, Eddie Izzard is joining the third season of the Showtime comedy United States of Tara in a major recurring role. United States of Tara stars … Read More »

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