FX today announced the cast that will star in the pilot for Gone Hollywood. Set in 1980, Gone Hollywood centers on a group of talent agents who defect from an old-guard percentery to found their own, which skyrockets to industry dominance, disrupting the business and changing movies forever. The show will mix its fictional protagonists with real-life entertainment figures and events.
The pilot will star John Magaro (The Umbrella Academy, The Big Short, War Machine), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones), Lola Kirke (Mozart in the Jungle, Mistress America, Gone Girl), Ben Schnetzer (Pride, Goat), Jonathan Pryce (The Wife, Taboo) and Judd Hirsch (The Meyerowitz Stories, Independence Day Resurgence, The Goldbergs, TAXI). The roles are as follows:
John Magaro plays “Eli Zeller”
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau plays “Jack DeVoe”
Lola Kirke plays “Abbie Jinks”
Ben Schnetzer plays “Robbie Riese”
Jonathan Pryce plays “Benny Landau”
Judd Hirsch plays “Lev Kertzman”
The Gone Hollywood pilot also features Nelson Franklin, Eric Lange, Sarah Ramos, Peta Sergeant and Jeremy Shamos in recurring roles.
The Gone Hollywood pilot was written by and is being directed by Ted Griffin (Ocean’s Eleven, Terriers). Griffin will serve as an Executive Producer and Showrunner and Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Garrett Basch, Shawn Ryan and Marney Hochman are Executive Producers. The pilot is being produced by FX Productions.