Paul Bettany Is 'Masters of Sex' in Showtime's Pilot


Paul Bettany


The Silas of 'The Da Vinci Code' is tapped to portray William Masters, one of human sexuality pioneers, in the upcoming project which marks his first foray into American television.

Paul Bettany is set to make his debut in American television with "Masters of Sex". The 40-year-old British actor has landed a role as sex education researcher William Masters in the Showtime pilot.

Adapted from Thomas Maier's book, the drama show chronicles the lives, romance and pop culture trajectory of 1960s human sexuality pioneers Masters and Virginia Johnson. Michelle Ashford writes the script, while John Madden is on board as the director.

Both Ashford and Madden will additionally serve as executive producers along with Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly and Judith Verno.

Bettany's recent feature film credits include "Legion", "The Tourist", "Priest" and "Margin Call". He also lent his voice for J.A.R.V.I.S. in "Iron Man 2" and will tackle the same duty in "The Avengers".

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kendall Jenner Bares Her Underboob and Tiny Waist in Latest Selfie
  2. Brian Henson Weighs In on Kermit the Frog Actor's Dismissal
  3. Emily Ratajkowski Goes Naked for Allure
  4. 'Avengers: Infinity War' Leaked Photo Reveals Spider-Man and Doctor Strange's Scene
  5. New 'Blade Runner 2049' Trailer Predicts War
  6. Pamela Anderson Goes Commando for Sizzling Photoshoot in St. Tropez
  7. Captain America May Use Different Superhero Moniker in 'Avengers: Infinity War'
  8. Kate Middleton Shows Rare PDA With Prince William During Wimbledon
  9. Beyonce and Jay-Z Hire 18 New Staff for Twin Kids
  10. HBO Website Down During 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 Premiere

CELEBS PHOTO