- Thu Nov 20, 2014, 2:07 AM GMT
The British actor lands a role on the Julia Louis-Dreyfus-starring series, marking his TV return since 'House M.D.' ended in 2012.READ MORE
Long before his mainstream success as the brilliant but rude and arrogant Dr. Gregory on medical drama series "House M.D.", Hugh Laurie joined Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club. There he met then girlfriend, actress Emma Thompson, who introduced him to performer and playwright, Stephen Fry. The threesome wrote the sketch "The Cellar Tapes" (1981) and entered it in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. It won the Perrier Comedy Award and was subsequently adapted for made-for-TV film, dubbed "Cambridge Footlights Review" (1982).
Throughout the early 1980s, Laurie and Fry wrote and starred in a string of comedy shows, one that became quite famous was "A Bit of Fry and Laurie" (1989 -1995). Following its success, Laurie appeared and was subsequently recruited as regular on "Blackadder". Thanks to his portrayal of the simpering idiot George, the Prince Regent, in the series that he became famous. In 1990 to 1993, he alongside Fry appeared in "Jeeves and Wooster".
The cable network reportedly won the U.S. rights of the miniseries based on John le Carre's 1993 novel of the same name.READ MORE
Dressing in a red security guard uniform and wearing a name tag that reads 'Ted Vagina', the 'Zoolander' actor escorts the TNT analyst out of the Staples Center.READ MORE
The latest teaser features footage of people passing along a bucket containing meat, bringing a sense of gory rather than eerie.READ MORE
MGM has reportedly approached some actors including Owen to replace Laurie, who was initially set to star as the evil CEO of Omni Corp.READ MORE