BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge - SAG Foundation Conversations Series with DEAD ACCOUNTS' Judy Greer!
Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The kick-off event, a two hour career Conversations with Judy Greer moderated by Broadway World's own Richard Ridge was recently held at the NYIT Auditorium, and you can check out highlights from the discussion below!
Greer is currently making her Broadway debut alongside Katie Holmes and Norbert Leo Butz in the Broadway show "Dead Accounts" by Theresa Rebeck. "Dead Accounts"is the story of a brother, a sister, and a surprise reunion that turns their family upside down. A $27 million secret proves that the truth can be complicated.
Greer just wrapped production on the remake of the 1976 film, "Carrie," directed by Kimberly Peirce. She will star as Miss Desjardin, the gym teacher, alongside Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne More. She will also return voicing 'Cheryl' on the fourth season of FX's animated hit series "Archer," which became an instant cult classic after its television debut in 2010. The show comes back this January. She's also currently in production on "Arrested Development" in which she is reprising her role as Kitty Sanchez, George Bluth's (Jeffrey Tambor) assistant/girlfriend, in the fourth season.
Greer was most recently seen in Alexander Payne's "The Descendants" opposite George Clooney. The Academy Award nominated film centers around attorney 'Matt King' (Clooney), who learns, after his wife suffers a boating accident and winds up in a coma, that she'd been having an affair with local real estate broker 'Brian Speer' (Matthew Lillard). This year, Greer has also starred opposite Ed Helms, Jason Segel, and Susan Sarandon in "Jeff, Who Lives at Home" for directors Jay and Mark DuplasS. Greer will then be seen in screenwriter Robbie Fox's "Playing the Field," for director Gabriele Muccino opposite Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Uma Thurman, Dennis Quaid, and Catherine Zeta Jones. In the comedy, which follows former professional athlete George' (Butler) after he agrees to coach his son's soccer team only to find himself fending off the romantic advances of his players' mothers, Greer stars as recent divorcee Barb,' one of George's' many pursuers. FilmDistrict will release the film December 25, 2012.
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