Set in 1980's Beirut, Jon Hamm plays a former U.S. diplomat who is called back into service to save a former colleague from the group possibly responsible for his own family's death. Brad Anderson's previous films include The Machinist with Christian Bale, Transsiberian, Session 9, and The Call with Halle Berry. He has also directed several TV pilots, including Zoo for CBS which airs this summer. Tony Gilroy and Jon Hamm are represented by CAA. Brad Anderson is represented by WME and LBI Entertainment.
High Wire Act comes to theaters in 2016.Read More
Last week, AMC released the first teaser trailer and photo gallery for the second half of Mad Men Season 7, with the final 7 episodes set to debut on Sunday, April 5 at 10:00 pm. Now, we get the official poster. Here, we see Don Draper (Jon Hamm) as he prepares to ride off into the sunset, signature cigarette in hand. This one-sheet also continues to hint at the series' 70s time period, as Draper and Associates ease their way out of the 60s.Read More
Yesterday, Netflix released the first trailer for their upcoming TV series Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, which announced a slew of cast members who are starring in the eight-episode series, reprising their roles from the 2001 cult classic comedy Wet Hot American Summer. Today, Deadline has learned that Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Jon Hamm and Jason Schwartzman have been set for "guest starring/recurring roles" in the comedy series.
No details were given for Chris Pine's role, but Jon Hamm is playing "a secret spy," with Kristen Wiig playing a counselor at the "preppy rival" Camp Tigerclaw. Jason Schwartzman is playing the boy's camp head counselor. There are also several other newcomers joining the cast, including Michaela Watkins, John Slattery, Josh Charles, Randall Park, Jayma Mays, Lake Bell, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel and Richard Schiff, although no details were given for their roles.Read More
Jon Hamm, Kevin Hart, Danny McBride, Sarah Silverman, Josh Gad, Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele are in talks to board an upcoming remake of the 1964 animated comedy The Incredible Mr. Limpet. Zach Galifianakis is already attached to star.
Arthur Lubin directed the original, which followed Henry Limpet. The shy bookkeeper turns into a talking fish resembling a tilefish and helps the U.S. Navy locate and destroy Nazi submarines. Don Knotts played the title character.Read More
JB (Jon Hamm) talks family with Brenda (Lake Bell) and introduces three Indian ballplayers to their new home the latest clips from the upcoming drama Million Dollar Arm, which hits theaters nationwide May 16. Based on a true story, director Craig Gillespie's drama follows a sports agent who tries to find the next major league pitching sensation by launching a unique contest aimed at Indian cricket players. Check out the latest footage before heading to theaters in exactly two weeks.
Million Dollar Arm was released May 16th, 2014.Read More
Zach Galifianakis and Jon Hamm are in negotiations to star in Keeping Up With the Joneses for Fox 2000.
Greg Mottola (Paul, Adventureland) is attached to direct the new comedy, which follows a type-A couple who move into a peaceful suburban neighborhood. They soon discover that their new, seemingly-perfect neighbors are actually covert agents.Read More
James Franco is eyeing a return to the director's chair once again, setting up an adaptation of William Faulkner's classic novel The Sound and the Fury, with Jon Hamm eyed for a starring role.
The novel, which was originally published in 1929, follows the Compsons of Jefferson, Mississippi, a family of aristocrats who fall on hard times in the early years of the 20th Century. Jon Hamm will play the family patriarch Jason Compson III, with James Franco also starring in an unspecified role. The actor-director revealed he also wants to cast his brother Dave Franco as the suicidal Quentin Compson, along with his This Is the End co-star Danny McBride.Read More
Mad Men star Jon Hamm has signed on for a voice role in DreamWorks Animation's spin-off Minions.
The story is set in the 1960s, long before the loveable yellow Minions joined forces with Despicable Me's Gru, and establishes that these pint-sized henchmen have been around since the beginning of time, providing their services to the world' elite villains. The plot follows the Minions heading to a villain conference to find their latest master to serve, when they encounter Scarlet Overkill (Sandra Bullock). Jon Hamm is playing Scarlett's inventor husband Herb Overkill.Read More