Richard Kind Joins Amazon's RED OAKS Pilot

Richard Kind Joins Amazon's RED OAKS Pilot

Deadline writes that stage and screen vet Richard Kind has joined the Amazon Studios pilot RED OAKS, directed by David Gordon Green and produced by Steven Soderbergh.

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RED OAKS, set in 1985, follows David Myers, "who takes a job as an assistant tennis pro at the predominately Jewish Red Oaks country club in New Jersey and tries to figure out what kind of life he wants to lead."

Kind will play David's father Sam Myers, who has different expectations for his son; he wants him to become an accountant. But their relationship changes when Sam thinks he could be dying of a heart attack and reveals a series of secrets to David.

Kind's upcoming big screen projects include All Stars, Ride, The Paper Store and Detours. Among his recent screen appearances are The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, Beyond Beyond, Chu and Blossom, Obvious Child and the TV series GLEE, Bad Teacher, The Good Wife, Drop Dead Diva and more.

The actor last starred on Broadway in The Big Knife, for which he was nominated for a 2013 Tony and won a Drama Desk Award; his other credits include Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Sly Fox, The Producers, and The Tale of the Allergist's Wife.

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