Oliver Platt News

Date of Birth: January 12, 1960 (57)
Birth Place: Windsor, ON, CANADA
Gender: Male
Tony Winner Nina Arianda Joins Toni Collette in LUCKY THEM Comedy FilmTony Winner Nina Arianda Joins Toni Collette in LUCKY THEM Comedy Film
by Movies News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

According to Deadline.com, Broadway's Nina Arianda has joined Megan Griffiths' comedy Lucky Them, starring Toni Collette and produced by Joanne Woodward. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre Presents GUYS & DOLLS, 3/1-17South Bend Civic Theatre Presents GUYS & DOLLS, 3/1-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

South Bend Civic Theatre bets on fun with Guys and Dolls March 1-17. (more...)

Adam Brody to Guest Star on Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES TonightAdam Brody to Guest Star on Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2013

Noted actor Adam Brody (The O.C.) will guest star in two episodes of the upcoming second season of the hit SHOWTIME comedy series, HOUSE OF LIES. (more...)

Adam Brody to Guest Star on Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES, 1/13Adam Brody to Guest Star on Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES, 1/13
by TV News Desk - Dec 31, 2012

Noted actor Adam Brody (The O.C.) will guest star in two episodes of the upcoming second season of the hit SHOWTIME comedy series, HOUSE OF LIES. (more...)

Adam Brody to Guest Star on Showtime's HOUSE OF LIESAdam Brody to Guest Star on Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2012

Noted actor Adam Brody (The O.C.) will guest star in two episodes of the upcoming second season of the hit SHOWTIME comedy series, HOUSE OF LIES. Brody will play the owner of an adult toy company who forms a relationship with Jeannie (Kristen Bell). The series, which stars and is executive produced by Don Cheadle in his Emmy Award-nominated role, returns on Sunday, January 13th at 10:00 PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME. HOUSE OF LIES also stars Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson, Dawn Olivieri, Donis Leonard Jr. and Glynn Turman. Brody joins previously announced guest stars Larenz Tate, Nia Long and Lisa Edelstein. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night of GOLDEN BOY on Broadway!Photo Coverage: Opening Night of GOLDEN BOY on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Dec 7, 2012

On Thursday, December 6, BroadwayWorld.com was there for the opening night of Lincoln Center Theater's 75th Anniversary production of the Clifford Odets classic Golden Boy, directed by Bartlett Sher, at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street), the same theatre where the play premiered in 1937. (more...)

Brian Dennehy to Guest Star in Showtime's THE BIG C: hereafterBrian Dennehy to Guest Star in Showtime's THE BIG C: hereafter
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2012

Legendary actor Brian Dennehy will guest star on THE BIG C: hereafter, a four-part limited event series starring Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, John Benjamin Hickey, Gabriel Basso and Gabourey Sidibe. (more...)

Kathy Najimy  to Guest On Showtime's THE BIG C Four-Part FinaleKathy Najimy to Guest On Showtime's THE BIG C Four-Part Finale
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

Starring Laura Linney in her Golden Globe® Award-winning and Emmy®-nominated role as Cathy Jamison, suburban wife, mother, and teacher whose cancer diagnosis forces her to shake up her life, THE BIG C will wrap its three-season run on SHOWTIME with, THE BIG C: hereafter, a four-part limited event series designed to bring the story to its conclusion. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brian d'Arcy James Reads Mark Twain's 'A Presidential Candidate'STAGE TUBE: Brian d'Arcy James Reads Mark Twain's 'A Presidential Candidate'
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2012

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Brian D'Arcy James, Richard Thomas, Bryce Pinkham, Jay O. Sanders, Ari Graynor, Katherine Waterston, Emily Young, Oliver Platt, Justin Levine and Heath Calvert and Lapham's Quarterly Editor Lewis Lapham celebrated the release of Lapham's Quarterly's new POLITICS issue on Monday, October 15 at Joe's Pub at The Public. The evening featured songs and selected readings centered on politics, money and power. Below is a clip of Brian d'Arcy James reading Mark Twain's 'A Presidential Candidate' from 1879. Click to watch! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2012

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Brian D'Arcy James, Richard Thomas, Bryce Pinkham, Jay O. Sanders, Ari Graynor, Katherine Waterston, Emily Young, Oliver Platt, Justin Levine and Heath Calvert and Lapham's Quarterly Editor Lewis Lapham celebrated the release of Lapham's Quarterly's new POLITICS issue last night at Joe's Pub at The Public. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Brian D'Arcy James, Richard Thomas, Bryce Pinkham, Jay O. Sanders, Ari Graynor, Katherine Waterston, Emily Young, Oliver Platt, Justin Levine and Heath Calvert and Lapham's Quarterly Editor Lewis Lapham will celebrate the release of Lapham's Quarterly's new POLITICS issue tonight, October 15 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public. The evening will feature songs and selected readings centered on politics, money and power. Limited tickets to the one-night-only event are $20 and on sale now at (212) 967-7555 or http://www.joespub.com/. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Brian D'Arcy James, Richard Thomas, Bryce Pinkham, Jay O. Sanders, Ari Graynor, Katherine Waterston, Emily Young, Oliver Platt, Justin Levine and Heath Calvert and Lapham's Quarterly Editor Lewis Lapham will celebrate the release of Lapham's Quarterly's new POLITICS issue on Monday, October 15 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public. The evening will feature songs and selected readings centered on politics, money and power. Limited tickets to the one-night-only event are $20 and on sale now at (212) 967-7555 or http://www.joespub.com/. (more...)

HITCHCOCK, LIFE OF PI Among AFI FESTIVAL's Gala LineupHITCHCOCK, LIFE OF PI Among AFI FESTIVAL's Gala Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

The American Film Institute's annual festival announced the line up for its Centerpiece Galas today. Featured in the top spots will be Ang Lee's Life Of Pi, Walter Salles' On The Road, DreamWorks Animation's Rise Of The Guardians and Jacques Audiard's Rust And Bone starring Marion Cotillard. Also included will be the world premiere of HITCHCOCK, starring Anthony Hopkins in the title role. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Trailer for Leighton Meester's THE ORANGES, in Theaters Today, 10/5STAGE TUBE: Trailer for Leighton Meester's THE ORANGES, in Theaters Today, 10/5
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2012

THE ORANGES will be released in theaters today, October 5th. The comedy drama is directed by Julian Farino and stars Leighton Meester, Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener, Adam Brody, Oliver Platt, Allison Janney and Alia Shawkat, Check out the newly released trailer below! (more...)

American Theatre Wing's 2012 Gala Sets Record as Highest Grossing in Wing HistoryAmerican Theatre Wing's 2012 Gala Sets Record as Highest Grossing in Wing History
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

Heather Hitchens, Executive Director of the American Theatre Wing, has announced that the Wing's 2012 Gala, held Monday, September 24 at The Plaza Hotel, was the most successful in the organization's history, raising just shy of $600,000. (more...)

Photo Coverage: American Theatre Wing 2012 Gala Honors the Redgrave FamilyPhoto Coverage: American Theatre Wing 2012 Gala Honors the Redgrave Family
by Walter McBride - Sep 25, 2012

Last night, a slew of celebrity guests were on hand for The American Theatre Wing's Annual Gala, which celebrated its 95th Anniversary of service to the American theatre by honoring the Redgrave Family for its outstanding work and invaluable contributions to the theatrical community. (more...)

Cinedigm Acquires Digital Rights for LOVE MARILYNCinedigm Acquires Digital Rights for LOVE MARILYN
by Movies News Desk - Sep 22, 2012

Submarine Entertainment announced today that it has sold US DVD/Digital/VOD rights to Cinedigm Entertainment Group to Oscar Nominated Director Liz Garbus's feature documentary film LOVE MARILYN. Submarine previously sold US TV rights to HBO Documentary Films at the Toronto Film Festival and has also sold all Canadian rights to Mongrel Media and Airline Rights to Jaguar Distribution. (more...)

TO SIR, WITH LOVE Airs on Reel 13 Tonight, 9/22TO SIR, WITH LOVE Airs on Reel 13 Tonight, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2012

Sidney Poitier's 'To Sir, With Love,' the story of an idealistic engineer who takes a teaching job and faces a group of rough and disorderly white high school students from London's East End will air as the culmination of American Graduate Day tonight, September 22 at 9 p.m. on Reel 13. (more...)

HBO Acquires TV Rights to Liz Garbus' LOVE, MARILYN DocumentaryHBO Acquires TV Rights to Liz Garbus' LOVE, MARILYN Documentary
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2012

HBO Documentary Films has acquired the U.S. television rights to Oscar(R)-nominated director Liz Garbus' feature documentary film LOVE, MARILYN, it was announced today. The film had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival and a Gala Screening at the Toronto International Film Festival on Wednesday evening. (more...)

HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. TV Rights to Liz Garbus' LOVE, MARILYNHBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. TV Rights to Liz Garbus' LOVE, MARILYN
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

HBO Documentary Films has acquired the U.S. television rights to Oscar-nominated director Liz Garbus' feature documentary film LOVE, MARILYN, it was announced today. The film had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival and a Gala Screening at the Toronto International Film Festival on Wednesday evening. (more...)

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