Ben Stiller

Showtime orders Ben Stiller drama

US cable channel Showtime has ordered a limited series drama that Hollywood actor Ben Stiller will direct. Escape at Dannemora will run to eight hour-long episodes, and star Benicio del Toro (Traffic), Patricia Arquette (Boyhood) and Paul Dano (There Will be Blood). Stiller (Zoolander 2, Tropic Thunder) will direct the series and is executive producer, […]

Legendary Television signs Ben Stiller prodco Red Hour

Legendary Pictures’ new television unit has followed the addition of ex-Warner Bros. chief Bruce Rosenblum as president by signing actor Ben Stiller’s production firm Red Hour to a multi-year pact. Red Hour Films has partnered with Legendary Television and Digital to create new programming for television and digital, and the deal will begin when Stiller’s […]

Ben Stiller attached to IFC sketch comedy

Ben Stiller is behind a new 10-part comedy for US cable channel IFC. The Hollywood comedy actor co-executive produces The Birthday Boys with fellow comic Bob Odenkirk. The show features The Birthday Boys, an LA comedy troupe, and is billed as in the lineage of influential surreal sketch series such as Monty Python and Odenkirk’s […]