EXCLUSIVE: The Big Bang Theory star Simon Helberg has started production on his feature directorial debut We’ll Never Have Paris. Helberg wrote the script and will star, as well as co-direct with his wife, writer-director Jocelyn Towne. The film is based on a true story and stars Maggie Grace, Melanie Lynskey, Jason Ritter, Zachary Quinto and Alfred Molina. A man screws up on a transcontinental level in a noble effort to win back “the one.” The film is produced by Helberg, Towne with Rob Barnum and Katie Mustard. Marc Platt is exec producer. Helberg is repped by UTA and Brillstein Entertainment Partners.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 29, 2010 – The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the recipients of the 62nd Primetime Emmy® Engineering Awards, hosted by Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar (“The Big Bang Theory”). The Engineering Awards ceremony will be Saturday, August 14 at the Renaissance Hotel in Los Angeles.
Big Bang sidekicks Kunal Nayyar and Simon Helberg brought their chemistry on the show to the Big Bang panel today with a couple of exchanges. The best one came when Nayyar was asked to comment on the explosion of Indian characters on TV.
“To be less politically correct, we — Indian actors — …