Minnie Driver Signs With UTA (Exclusive)

Minnie Driver

The Oscar nominee will star in the NBC midseason comedy "About a Boy."

Minnie Driver has signed with UTA, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. She was previously with CAA.

The actress will star opposite David Walton in NBC’s new single-camera comedy About a Boy, based on the novel by Nick Hornby. The series is expected to debut midseason.

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Driver was previously nominated for an Emmy and a Golden Globe for FX's The Riches.

After well-received starring turns in Circle of Friends, Sleepers and Grosse Pointe Blank, the London native broke out as Matt Damon’s free-spirited love interest in Good Will Hunting, for which she received Academy Award and SAG nominations. Driver has gone on to star in a diverse slate of comedies and dramas, most recently Barney’s Version, Conviction and I Give It a Year, now in limited release in the U.S.

Driver continues to be repped by the U.K.’s Ken McReddie Associates and Untitled Entertainment.