Timothy Olyphant talks to Jimmy about struggling to connect with his teenagers and teaching them about the classic movie Rocky.
Olyphant and Barrymore have been tapped to star in the streaming giant’s original comedy series Santa Clarita Diet, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Picked up straight to series, the single-camera comedy will premiere in 2017 and hails from writer Victor Fresco (Better Off Ted). The comedy centers on married couple Joel (Olyphant) and Sheila (Barrymore), realtors leading a vaguely discontented lives in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita — until Sheila goes through a dramatic change that sends both of their lives down a road of death and destruction … but in a good way.
Fresco, Barrymore, Olyphant, Kapital Entertainment’s Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell will exec produce the Netflix original. Barrymore’s Flower Films partner Juvonen will produce.An episode count has not yet been determined.
“The genius casting of Timothy and Drew combined with Victor’s unique comedic sensibility will delight, and definitely surprise, our members around the world,” Netflix vp original content Cindy Holland said.
Atlantic Theater Company has extended its production of Kenneth Lonergan’s new play, Hold On to Me Darling, through April 17. Neil Pepe directs the drama, which opened March 14.
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Actors Adelaide Clemens, Jonathan Hogan, Timothy Olyphant, Jenn Lyon and C.J. Wilson during opening night curtain call for ‘Hold On To Me Darling’ at The Linda Gross Theater on March 14, 2016 in New York City.
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Timothy Olyphant attends the 2016 Atlantic Theater Company Actors’ Choice Gala at The Pierre Hotel on March 7, 2016 in New York City.
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By KATHRYN SHATTUCK / Source: nytimes.com
Countless words have been spilled on the subject of Timothy Olyphant and the Stare: that faint narrowing of those fathomless eyes, shorthand that one of his gunslinging lawmen — say, Raylan Givens of “Justified” or Seth Bullock of “Deadwood” — is about to blow a bad guy to smithereens.
Or, in real life, that an interview is headed south.
On a recent evening, Mr. Olyphant, 47, slid into a chair after a long day of rehearsing Kenneth Lonergan’s new play, “Hold on to Me Darling,” now in previews at the Atlantic Theater Company. Mr. Olyphant, a California boy without a western bone in his body, has played a lot of cowboy types. Here he’s Strings McCrane, a country-music and movie star on a downward spiral in what he called “a beast of a play, at first glance absurdly funny but operating on a very deep, very insightful level about human behavior.”
For the second time now, Oliver Stone’s Snowden has been delayed. The film, which tells the true story of Edward Snowden, a computer professional and former CIA employee who leaked classified information from the United States National Security Agency to The Guardian, was originally set to come out last year on Christmas Day, before it was pushed back to May 13, 2016. According to the The Hollywood Reporter, Snowden‘s new, and hopefully final, release date will be September 16, 2016.
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