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Emmy nominee Timothy Olyphant (Justified) returns to the stage later this month in Hold On to Me Darling, a new play from Oscar nominee Kenneth Lonergan. The Atlantic Theater Company production, under the direction of Neil Pepe, runs from February 24-April 3. Opening night is set for March 14.
Olyphant plays Strings McCrane, a country and western star who begins questioning the meaning of his life upon learning of his mother’s death. Determined to abandon his celebrity and career, he moves back to his hometown in Tennessee. It doesn’t go well.
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Returning to the stage for the first time in two decades, Justified star and six-time Emmy nominee Timothy Olyphant will headline the Atlantic Theater Company’s world premiere of Oscar nominee Kenneth Lonergan’s Hold On To Me Darling. Performances are set to begin February 24, with opening night April 3 at the Atlantic’s Chelsea mainstage, the Linda Gross Theater.
The Atlantic describes Hold On To Me this way: “On learning of his mother’s death, world famous country and Western star Strings McCrane (Olyphant) begins questioning the meaning of his life and what it all adds up to. Determined to abandon his celebrity and career, he moves back to his hometown in Tennessee. It doesn’t go well. This compelling new play from acclaimed playwright Kenneth Lonergan examines the costs of fame, fortune and narcissism in pursuit of the American Dream.”
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Congrats to Timothy Olyphant on his Critics Choice Award for Best Guest Actor/Actress in a Comedy Series!
Full list of the winners here.
Deadwood, a superb HBO television series about The Wild West that starred Ian McShane and Timothy Olyphant, is being made into a movie.
Deadwood, which ran for three seasons and 36 shows from 2004 to 2007, was nominated for 28 Emmys (winning eight) and earned a Golden Globe in its first two seasons for McShane.
HBO programming president Michael Lombardo told TVLine that he has personally given Milch the green light to resurrect the show as a film. “David has our commitment that we are going to do it,” said Lombardo. “He pitched what he thought generally the storyline would be — and knowing David, that could change. But it’s going to happen.”
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Olyphant came back Tuesday in an episode amusingly titled “The Olyphant in the Room,” continuing to torment Dean while also striking up a romantic relationship with Claire Lacoste (Natalie Morales). In fact, Claire even brought Olyphant on the team’s stakeout. And Dean thought he might be their prime suspect:
It was a sort of surreal hilarity that wouldn’t have been out of place on It’s Garry Shandling’s Show. And Olyphant, with his well-perfected comic timing and willingness to send himself up to begin with, demonstrated that he’s truly undervalued in the comedy department.
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The winners will be revealed live at the Critics’ Choice Awards gala, hosted by comedian T.J. Miller, which will be broadcast from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on A&E, Lifetime and LMN on Sunday, January 17 at 8PM ET/ 5PM PT.
BEST GUEST ACTOR/ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Ellen Burstyn – Mom – CBS
Anjelica Huston – Transparent – Amazon
Cherry Jones – Transparent – Amazon
Jenifer Lewis – Black-ish – ABC
Timothy Olyphant – The Grinder – Fox
John Slattery – Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp – Netflix
Full List of Nominees.
Marisa Tomei, Timothy Olyphant, Charlie Plummer and Mireille Enos are starring in independent drama “Behold My Heart.”
Producers are Mary Pat Bentel, David Hansen and Johnny Mac (through Autumn Productions), Tomei (through her Bella Vida Productions), Marcus Cox and Karrie Cox (Through Films). Heywood Wilansky, Hao Pham-Wilansky and Justin Williams are executive producing.
The film centers on a woman and her teenage son — played by Tomei and Plummer — in the aftermath of tragedy who must forge into uncharted territory in order to move on with their lives. Olyphant (“Justified”) and Enos (“The Catch”) also star with David Call, Emily Robinson, Nik Dodani and Sakina Jaffrey rounding out the supporting cast.
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Timothy Olyphant to return as guest star on the hit American single-camera comedy television series The Grinder. Rake replaces Dean in show The Grinder signaling an on-screen rivalry between brothers Dean and Rake on the series’ Episode 9.
Episode 9 entitled ‘Grinder Rests in Peace’, Dean Sanderson, Jr. (Rob Lowe) receives instruction from The Grinder spin-off series to bid goodbye to a character mostly associated to him – Mitch Grinder. According to Spoilers Guide, the cherished and favorite Mitch Grinder of Dean will be replaced by his show brother Rake Grinder whom Timothy Olyphant will play. Dean gets jealous and has a hard time accepting his “defeat” over Rake.
The Grinder Episode 9 entitled ‘Grinder Rests in Peace’ airs on 1 December 2015 at Fox.