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 Gone Hollwyood 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). 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" and Judd Hirsch plays "Lev Kertzman."
Gone Hollywood also features Nelson Franklin, Eric Lange, Sarah Ramos, Peta Sergeant and Jeremy Shamos in recurring roles. The 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.
FX Productions (FXP) produces the FX drama series Snowfall, Trust and the upcoming Y; and co-produces Legion, Taboo, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the half-hour series Mr. Inbetween. FXP produces the FX comedy series Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows, the upcoming Breeders, and the FXX comedy series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Archer. FXP also produces the upcoming limited series Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; and co-produces the limited series American Crime Story, Fargo, Fosse/Verdon, and the upcoming special A Christmas Carol. Past award-winning series co-produced by FXP include The Americans, Sons of Anarchy, Justified, Damages and Rescue Me.