August 30, 2017 at 2:13 pm #1202199547
So what Broadway performers tend to do on the side whenever they’re not doing 8 shows a week is find work in film and television. There’s obviously several TV shows that film in New York where a lot of theater actors can work from home.
In recent news, it was reported that Tony winner Jessie Mueller will be making her motion picture debut as advice columnist Judith Martin in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film, The Post. Among her castmates in that are fellow theater veterans such as Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Carrie Coon, Tracy Letts, Sarah Paulson, and Michael Stuhlbarg.
Tony winner Cynthia Erivo already has three films coming up. Her first being Steve McQueen’s follow-up film to 12 Years a Slave titled Widows. That films also stars fellow theater veterans such as Viola Davis, Andre Holland, Liam Neeson, Carrie Coon, and Brian Tyree Henry. She’s also set to star as Harriet Tubman in a biopic, as well as Drew Goddard’s upcoming film, Bad Times at the El Royal opposite Jeff Bridges and Chris Hemsworth.
Lastly, three-time Tony nominee Brian d’Arcy James recently talked about how he has seven films coming up…
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The Good Fight has employed lots of Broadway faves as guest stars or in recurring roles (Bernadette Peters, Kelli O’Hara, Aaron Tveit, Corey Cott, many others). Queen Audra has joined the cast as a regular for the upcoming season.August 31, 2017 at 6:29 am #1202200102
And that of course (along with The Good Wife) is one of many examples of a television series that films in New York.August 31, 2017 at 4:38 pm #1202200544
It was just announced that two-time Tony nominee Stephanie J. Block will have a recurring role on NBC’s upcoming drama series, Rise…
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Stephanie-J-Block-and-Mark-Tallman-to-Appear-on-NBC-Drama-Series-RISE-20170831August 31, 2017 at 9:44 pm #1202200661
Revered New York theater icon George C. Wolfe cast a wealth of Broadway talent in the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, an Emmy contender later this month for Outstanding TV Movie. For a 90 minute or so film, no less than eight Tony winning actors (Renee Elise Goldsberry, Courtney B. Vance, Reed Birney, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Adriane Lenox, Leslie Uggams, John Benjamin Hickey, and Ellen Barkin) are each given one moment or so to make their character come alive. All succeed.September 7, 2017 at 1:16 pm #1202206508
Now Cynthia Erivo has joined Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland, Nick Jonas, Demian Bichir, Mads Mikkelsen, and David Oyelowo in Doug Liman’s Chaos Walking…
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/cynthia-erivo-joins-daisy-ridley-chaos-walking-1036386September 9, 2017 at 12:49 pm #1202208158
Tony nominee and Oscar winner Martin McDonagh has won the Best Screenplay prize at the Venice Film Festival for his newest film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which includes a whole cast of Broadway and Off-Broadway veterans like Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Peter Dinklage, John Hawkes, Lucas Hedges and Zeljko Ivanek. http://variety.com/2017/film/festivals/the-shape-of-water-wins-golden-lion-at-venice-film-festival-1202552903/
Also, Tony nominee Andrew Rannells will star alongside Don Cheadle in a new comedy pilot for Showtime called Ball Street, which explores the events that led to the infamous Black Monday stock market crash of 1987. http://tvline.com/2017/09/07/don-cheadle-andrew-rannells-cast-ball-street-showtime-david-caspe/September 12, 2017 at 6:01 am #1202210876
Tony winners Annaleigh Ashford, Cherry Jones, & Liev Schreiber have signed on for Woody Allen’s next film…
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Annaleigh-Ashford-Cherry-Jones-Liev-Schreiber-Board-New-Woody-Allen-Film-20170912September 16, 2017 at 7:22 am #1202214227
Andrew Rannells will guest star on Matthew Weiner’s new Amazon series The Romanoffs. http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/matthew-weiners-romanoffs-1202560246/September 17, 2017 at 1:38 pm #1202215338
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri just won the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival, and the winners have a long history of going on to be Oscar contender. So be prepared to possibly have many of the Broadway talent involved in front of (and in this case behind as well) the camera nominated for Oscars. http://deadline.com/2017/09/three-billboards-outside-ebbing-missouri-toronto-film-festival-peoples-choice-best-film-award-1202171374/September 18, 2017 at 2:50 pm #1202217505
Continuing a long Broadway tradition, Mike Faist will guest star on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. http://www.playbill.com/article/dear-evan-hansens-mike-faist-lands-role-on-law-order-svuSeptember 18, 2017 at 3:05 pm #1202217523
A big congratulations to all the theater veterans who won Emmys last week at the Creative Arts ceremony and last night at the main ceremony, including:
Alec Baldwin (Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series—Saturday Night Live)
Sterling K. Brown (Lead Actor In A Drama Series—This Is Us)
Ann Dowd (Supporting Actress In A Drama Series—The Handmaid’s Tale)
Nicole Kidman (Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie—Big Little Lies)
John Lithgow (Supporting Actor In A Drama Series—The Crown)
Gerald McRaney (Guest Actor In A Drama Series—This Is Us)
Elisabeth Moss (Lead Actress In A Drama Series—The Handmaid’s Tale)September 19, 2017 at 10:16 am #1202218411
Tony nominee Christiane Noll will guest star on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. http://www.playbill.com/article/tony-nominee-christiane-noll-lands-role-on-tv-staple
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