Thursday, June 26, 2014

Development News - Birgitte Sorensen, Joe Caniano, Andrew Dice Clay & 4 More Join HBO's Untitled Rock N' Roll Pilot

Development News - June 26, 2014

HBO's Untitled Winter-Scorsese Project.

  • Joe Caniano, Andrew Dice Clay, Ato Essandoh, Robert Funaro, James Jagger, Birgitte Sorensen and J.C. Mackenzie have been cast on the untitled drama pilot starring Bobby Cannavale. Caniano will play Leo, Richie's (Cannavale) longtime chauffeur and confidant. Clay will play Frank "Buck" Rogers, the obnoxious, cocaine-fueled owner of a chain of radio stations. Essandoh will play Lester Grimes, a former singer and ex-colleague of Richie's. Funaro will play Tony Del Greco, chief enforcer for a New York mob boss. Jagger will play Kip Steves, lead singer of Nasty Bits, an early punk rock band. Sorenson will play Ingrid, a Danish actress favored by Andy Warhol and close friend of Devon (Olivia Wilde). Mackenzie will play Skip Fontaine, head of sales for American Century Records.