More information is finally emerging about Larry David's mysterious movie project for HBO -- and it's all good news. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film now has a title ("Clear History"), a synopsis, and a confirmed cast, which reads like a who's who of the Hollywood elite.
Joining Jon Hamm and Michael Keaton alongside writer-producer-star David are Bill Hader, Danny McBride, Kate Hudson, Eva Mendes, Phillip Baker Hall, Amy Ryan and JB Smoove. The project will be directed by Greg Mottola, and was co-written by "Curb Your Enthusiasm's" Alec Berg, David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer.
Here's the synopsis, per THR:
[The plot] centers on Nathan Flomm (David), a former marketing executive at a start-up electric car company who, after losing a fortune due to a petty argument with his boss, is publicly humiliated for walking away from his 10 percent of a company now worth billions. Ten years later, his marriage over and reputation ruined, Nathan has changed his identity and lives a simple life on a small island off the coast of Massachusetts under the new name of Rolly DaVore. But when his former boss (Hamm) shows up to renovate his summer mansion, Nathan vows to seek his revenge and drive his nemesis off the island.
For more on the TV movie and its cast, head over to The Hollywood Reporter.
In other casting news ...
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"Veronica Mars" alum visits "2 Broke Girls." Ryan Hansen will play "Candy Andy," a "Willy Wonka-esque" sweet seller who might end up catching Caroline's eye. [TVLine]
Broadway veteran joins "Do No Harm." Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda will recur on the midseason NBC drama as a pharmacologist who helps the main character, played by Steven Pasquale. [Deadline]
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