tv.broadwayworld.com

Minnie Driver Set to Co-Star in NBC's ABOUT A BOY Adaptation

Related Links
Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of November 3, 2014Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of November 3, 2014
October 31, 2014
ABC's S.H.I.E.L.D. UP 13% in Key Demo; Earns Best-Since-Premiere RatingABC's S.H.I.E.L.D. UP 13% in Key Demo; Earns Best-Since-Premiere Rating
October 29, 2014
NBC's THE VOICE is #1 Non-Sports Broadcast for Tuesday NightNBC's THE VOICE is #1 Non-Sports Broadcast for Tuesday Night
October 29, 2014
ABC's NASHVILLE Up 8% Week-to-Week in Both Total Viewers & Key DemoABC's NASHVILLE Up 8% Week-to-Week in Both Total Viewers & Key Demo
October 28, 2014
Related: ABOUT A BOY, NBC, Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver has officially signed on to star alongside David Walton in the pilot of NBC's upcoming adaptation of the 2002 film ABOUT A BOY.

Jason Katims, former FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS scribe and executive producer of PARENTHOOD, wrote the script that acclaimed actor/director Jon Favreau will direct the single-camera comedy.

The project follows the relationship between a womanizing bachelor and the boy who moves in next door with his mother (Driver.) Toni Collette originally played the role in the film.

Driver's screen credits include the upcoming The Simpsons Movie, The Phantom of the Opera, Beautiful, Return to Me, An Ideal Husband, The Governess, Good Will Hunting (for which she received an Oscar nomination), Gross Pointe Blank and Circle of Friends. She has been seen on TV in "Will & Grace," as Lorraine, and "The Riches."

Last season, Driver starred in NBC's pilot LADY FRIENDS, which was ultimately not picked up by the network.

Photos Courtesy of Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.


BLOGS
Spoiler Alert! Recap and Review: THE VOICE Knockout Rounds Night One 10/27; Full Results!Spoiler Alert!: THE VOICE Knockout Rounds Night One; Full Results and Reviews! But, Wait! What? Halloween Edition: BroadwayWorld's Sally Henry Counts Down Top-10 Scariest Movie Musicals
But, Wait! What? BWW's Sally Henry Counts Down Top-10 Scariest Movie Musicals
dotted line
But, Wait! What's On TV Tonight? Thursday, October 30th: It's the Great Pumpkin, BWW! 8:00pm: IT'S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN | ABC

9:00pm: SCANDAL | ABC

10:00: PARENTHOOD | NBC

Click for more picks!

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber