Giancarlo Esposito News

Date of Birth: April 26, 1958 (58)
Birth Place: Copenhagen, DENMARK
Gender: Male
Mayor's Office of Media and BuzzFeed Launch ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK Community Reading ProgramMayor's Office of Media and BuzzFeed Launch ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK Community Reading Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Today, Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin announced “One Book, One New York,” an exciting citywide initiative that will bring book-loving New Yorkers together to read the same book at the same time. With quintessential New York flair, the program will feature five celebrity advocates – Bebe Neuwirth (Madame Secretary), William H. Macy (Shameless), Giancarlo Esposito (The Get Down), Larry Wilmore (Comedian), and Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black) – each urging New Yorkers to vote for their choice. This evening, BuzzFeed and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment will host a book party for the launch of One Book, One New York in celebration of the five finalists and New York City's hometown book publishing industry. A city-wide public awareness campaign on subways, buses and LinkNYC also launches today advising New Yorkers of the program's launch and encouraging them to vote on the final selection. Videos produced in partnership with BuzzFeed featuring testimonials by the One Book celebrity advocates will be posted online and disseminated widely during the voting process. (more...)

BET to Premiere New Original Scripted Drama, REBEL, 3/28BET to Premiere New Original Scripted Drama, REBEL, 3/28
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

BET's new scripted drama, REBEL, takes on the unique and complicated relationship the Black community faces with police officers. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis, Mel Johnson, Jr., Grasan Kingsberry and More Sign on for WEARING BLACK ReadingConstantine Maroulis, Mel Johnson, Jr., Grasan Kingsberry and More Sign on for WEARING BLACK Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

NewYorkRep and The Telling Company have announced casting for their upcoming staged reading of WEARING BLACK, the new musical featuring book, music and lyrics by Riley Thomas. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Netflix Original OKJAPhoto Flash: First Look at Netflix Original OKJA
by TV News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

Netflix released first-look images and a storyboard from the Netflix original film Okja, a bold global adventure from director Bong Joon Ho (Snowpiercer) one of the most creative and visionary filmmakers of our time. (more...)

Industry Readings of WEARING BLACK Set for Next MonthIndustry Readings of WEARING BLACK Set for Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

NewYorkRep and The Telling Company present a staged reading of WEARING BLACK, the new musical featuring book, music and lyrics by Riley Thomas.  Directed by Markus Potter, WEARING BLACK will play two performances on Monday, January 23, at 3PM and 7PM, at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 416 West 42nd Street.  (more...)

GOTHAM's Robin Lord Taylor to Leap Into WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT This HalloweenGOTHAM's Robin Lord Taylor to Leap Into WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT This Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Maberry Theatricals have announced that Robin Lord Taylor, who stars as Oswald Cobblepot (aka The Penguin) on FOX's hit series "Gotham," will take the leap in WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, the internationally-acclaimed play by Nassim Soleimanpour, on Halloween, October 31 at 8pm.  (more...)

VIETNAM...THROUGH MY LENS Set for Chenango River Theatre Next MonthVIETNAM...THROUGH MY LENS Set for Chenango River Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Vietnam…through my lens is Stu Richel's critically praised, poignant and thought-provoking new play that explores his journey as a combat journalist and photographer to, through and beyond his military service in Vietnam.  (more...)

THE SONGS OF RILEY THOMAS Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This FridayTHE SONGS OF RILEY THOMAS Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Mel Johnson Jr. (Jekyll & Hyde, The Lion King, The Rink), Kate Rockwell (Bring It On, Rock of Ages, Hair, Legally Blonde), Heath Saunders (Natasha, Pierre...), Gretchen Wylder (Clinton, Bed Bugs, Divorce the Musical), Erin Maya (Wearing Black, The Donkey Show), Viet Vo (Miss Saigon Ntl Tour, Fishing for Wives), Alexis Field (50 Shades Ntl Tour, Angelina Ballerina) in THE SONGS OF RILEY THOMAS on Friday, August 19th, at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Drama THE GET DOWN Premieres Today on NetflixBaz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Drama THE GET DOWN Premieres Today on Netflix
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Baz Luhrmann's all-new music-driven drama THE GET DOWN premieres part-one globally on Netflix today, August 12, 2016 at 12:01am PT. (more...)

NBC to Present RIO OLYMPICS Opening Film Narrated by Giancarlo Esposito TonightNBC to Present RIO OLYMPICS Opening Film Narrated by Giancarlo Esposito Tonight
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

BC lights the torch on its primetime coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics today, August 5, at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT with an energetic and insightful opening film narrated by Emmy Award-nominee Giancarlo Esposito. (more...)

Baz Luhrmann Justifies $120M Budget for Music-Driven Series THE GET DOWNBaz Luhrmann Justifies $120M Budget for Music-Driven Series THE GET DOWN
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Baz Luhrmann revealed that his new series THE GET DOWN has faced multiple production delays and budget over expenditures, but it will all be worth it once viewers see the final product. (more...)

VIDEO: Official Trailer for Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Drama THE GET DOWN, Coming to NetflixVIDEO: Official Trailer for Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Drama THE GET DOWN, Coming to Netflix
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Below, check out the new official trailer for the Netflix original series THE GET DOWN from Baz Luhrmann. Part One of The Get Down, comprising six episodes, premieres Friday, August 12 on Netflix around the world. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tilda Swinton in Director Bong Joon Ho's OKJA, Coming to NetflixPhoto Flash: Tilda Swinton in Director Bong Joon Ho's OKJA, Coming to Netflix
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Below, check out a first look image from director Bong Joon Ho's film OKJA. The image features Tilda Swinton (Nancy Mirando) and Giancarlo Esposito (Frank Dawson) shooting the film  on location in New York City. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Drama THE GET DOWNVIDEO: First Look - Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Drama THE GET DOWN
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Part-one of the series will premiere globally Friday, August 12, 2016 at 12:01am PT. Today, the streaming service shared a first look at the highly anticipated series on Twitter. Check it out below: (more...)

Lifetime to Present Remake of Cult Classic MOTHER, MAY I SLEEP WITH DANGER? TodayLifetime to Present Remake of Cult Classic MOTHER, MAY I SLEEP WITH DANGER? Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2016

In honor of the 20th Anniversary of the cult classic, MOTHER, MAY I SLEEP WITH DANGER?, Lifetime and Sony Pictures Television team up with James Franco to remake the classic TV movie, premiering Today, June 18 at 8pm ET/PT. (more...)

VIDEO: Scarlett Johansson Performs 'Trust In Me' from Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOKVIDEO: Scarlett Johansson Performs 'Trust In Me' from Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Below, check out the new music video for the DJDS Remix of “Trust In Me” from THE JUNGLE BOOK. “Trust In Me” is performed by Scarlett Johansson and produced by Mark Ronson. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Baloo (Bill Murray) & Mowgli Sing 'The Bare Necessities' in Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOKVIDEO: First Look - Baloo (Bill Murray) & Mowgli Sing 'The Bare Necessities' in Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Below, check out Baloo (voiced by Bill Murray) and Mowgli (played by Neel Sethi) singing the film's classic song 'The Bare Necessities.' (more...)

Disney's The Jungle Book Roars Into IMAX' Theatres Worldwide With $20 Million Opening Weekend ResultsDisney's The Jungle Book Roars Into IMAX' Theatres Worldwide With $20 Million Opening Weekend Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

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Disney's The Jungle Book Roars Into IMAX' Theatres Worldwide With $20 Million Opening Weekend ResultsDisney's The Jungle Book Roars Into IMAX' Theatres Worldwide With $20 Million Opening Weekend Results
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

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Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK in 3D Off to a 'Roarin' Start on Opening WeekendDisney's THE JUNGLE BOOK in 3D Off to a 'Roarin' Start on Opening Weekend
by Movies News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Disney's extraordinary 3D adventure filmTHE JUNGLE BOOK, directed by Jon Favreau captivated audiences and brought a mighty roar to the box office as the exhilarating motion picture generatedapproximately 43% of its domestic opening weekend gross on 3D equipped screens. (more...)

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