VIDEO: First Look - Bobby Cannavale Plays Record Label Bigwig in New HBO Series VINYL
VINYL, a new series from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter, debuts in 2016 on HBO. The drama stars Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale as record label bigwig Richie Finestra. Check out the trailer below!
Cannavale received a Tony nomination and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play for his performance in Broadway's 2011 The Motherf**cker with the Hat. The actor made his Broadway debut in 2008 in Theresa Rebeck's Mauritius (Tony nomination) and went on to star in the Broadway revival of Glengarry Glen Ross and The Big Knife. His TV credits include Broadwalk Empire, "Nurse Jackie," "Modern Family," "Will & Grace" (Emmy Award), "Six Feet Under" and "Cupid."
From Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter, this new drama series is set in 1970s New York. A ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop, the show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, played by Bobby Cannavale, who is trying to save his company and his soul without destroying everyone in his path.
Additional series regulars include Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Ato Essandoh, Max Casella, P.J. Byrne, J.C. MacKenzie, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Juno Temple, Jack Quaid, James Jagger and Paul Ben-Victor. Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger, Terence Winter, Rick Yorn, Victoria Pearman, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, John Melfi and Allen Coulter. Winter serves as showrunner.
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