Michael C. Hall to Take the Lead in Broadway’s ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ After Andrew Rannells’ Departure
Ryan Murphy believes television can change the world. So, with the three shows he has on the air now (Glee, American Horror Story, The New Normal), Murphy is working to change people’s perceptions about the status quo.
Looks like Andrew Rannells busy, bicoastal schedule has finally caught up with him.
Ali on casting Georgia King: There “was this international talent search for this innocent, sweet, wise, character that we found in her”
There has already been quite a bit of controversy surrounding Andrew Rannells’ new show, The New Normal. Ryan Murphy’s (American Horror Story, Glee) NBC comedy is about a gay couple who decide to have a baby via a surrogate mother. A Utah syndicate already decided to ban the show from airing because of the content. So Rannells feels a certain responsibility to represent the show’s positive qualities.
Ellen: “I always work, as we say in the method acting business, from the inside out”
Here’s your chance to check out NBC’s The New Normal before it airs on September 11th.
Andrew Rannells recently appeared on HBO’s hit show Girls as formerly-closeted ex-boyfriend, Elijah and in an interview with Vulture, Rannells touched on some of the racial controversy surrounding the show.
NBC has 9 new scripted shows coming this fall and some look pretty promising. Jon Favreau and JJ Abrams Revolotion, Matthew Perry’s Go On, The New Normal with Justin Bartha and Andrew Rannells and 1600 Penn with Josh Gad.
The Book of Mormon’s Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells went to Rolling Stone’s offices in New York to, well, F around basically.
“We obviously were optimistic, but you never know how these things are going to play out, so I think we were all cautiously optimistic, but this is fantastic,” said an excited Rannells.
During rehearsals for his Broadway play “The Book of Mormon”, Andrew Rannells decided to go “method” and pay a visit to the Latter-day Saints New York visitors’ center and meet some real-life missionaries.