BIG FISH Star Norbert Leo Butz Joins Netflix Thriller
According to Deadline, Broadway's Norbert Leo Butz has signed on for the new Netflix thriller series from the creators of DAMAGES. He will co-star alongside Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini and Sissy Spacek.
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The drama, from Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler, follows "a close-knit family of four adult siblings (Chandler, Mendelsohn, Cardellini, Butz) whose secrets and scars are revealed when the black sheep oldest brother, Danny (Mendelsohn), returns home."
Butz will portray the youngest sibling, Kevin, an "extroverted and charming owner of a boat repair yard who considers himself the 'unofficial mayor' of his small coastal town".
His big screen credits include Better Living Through Chemistry, The English Teacher, Disconnect, Greetings from Tim Buckley, Higher Ground, Dan in Real Life and more. On TV, Butz has appeared in the movies County, The Miraculous Year and Playing Chicken, as well as the series Blue Bloods, The Good Wife, CSI, The Deep End, Law & Order and more.
The actor last appeared on Broadway in 2013's Big Fish. He previously appeared on the Great White Way in Dead Accounts, opposite Katie Holmes, Catch Me If You Can, for which he won a 2011 Tony Award, Enron, Speed-the-Plow, Is He Dead?, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (another Tony win in 2005), Wicked, Thou Shalt Not and Rent.
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