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Amazon’s Freevee Revives ‘American Rust’ After Showtime Cancellation

The canceled Showtime series American Rust is getting a new life. Freevee, the free, ad-supported streaming service from Amazon, has revived the drama starring Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney. Both are slated to return for the show’s second season, as is executive producer and writer Dan Futterman (Capote, The Looming Tower). Boat Rocker Studios produces. […]

Jeff Daniels to Lead Netflix’s ‘A Man in Full’

Netflix has found its Man in Full. Emmy winner Jeff Daniels will star in the limited series based on Tom Wolfe’s best-seller. David E. Kelley is adapting the novel and will executive produce along with Regina King. Published in 1998, A Man in Full tells the story of a Charlie Croker (Daniels), an Atlanta real […]

Jeff Daniels Says Iconic ‘Newsroom’ Speech Saved His Career

The success of The Newsroom was placed squarely on the shoulders of Jeff Daniels, who had two weeks to learn a last-minute Aaron Sorkin monologue placed at the beginning of the HBO pilot. In a recent career retrospective with GQ, the award-winning actor revealed that the “America is not the greatest country in the world” diatribe […]

Clint Eastwood Told Jeff Daniels He Related to Gross Scene in ‘Dumb & Dumber’

Jeff Daniels dropped by The Late Show on Monday where he discussed a funny moment he shared with Clint Eastwood years ago. Talking to host Stephen Colbert about his award-winning career with films and characters running the Hollywood gamut, Daniels said he landed his role in Blood Work thanks to his polar opposite performances that […]

Jeff Daniels’ Wife Still Packs His Lunch: “Kathleen Takes Great Care of Me”

Jeff Daniels stopped by Live With Kelly and Ryan Friday morning and revealed his wife, Kathleen Rosemary Treado, packs his lunch for him each morning.  “She packed my lunch today in my little Detroit Tigers lunch box because I’m going to rehearsal later,” Daniels said when co-host Kelly Ripa asked about the sweet gesture. His […]

Jeff Daniels in Showtime’s ‘American Rust’: TV Review

The drama centers on a small group of locals, including a laconic police chief and a former high school football star, who become entangled in the investigation of a potential homicide in a depressed Rust Belt town.

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Sets Broadway Return, Replaces Scott Rudin

Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird has set its Broadway return. Jeff Daniels will reprise his iconic role as Atticus Finch when the play resumes performances on Oct. 5 at New York City’s Shubert Theatre. Celia Keenan-Bolger will also return in her Tony Award-winning performance as Scout Finch. In place of departed producer […]

Aaron Sorkin Explains Why ‘The Newsroom’ Felt Like a “Pebble in the Shoe”

Aaron Sorkin was never able to get 'The Newsroom' to where he wanted it to go, which happened for a number of reasons.

‘The Comey Rule’ Star Jeff Daniels Debuts Song “Trumpty Dumpty Blues”

'The Comey Rule' star and musician Jeff Daniels has released a new song criticizing President Donald Trump's response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Jeff Daniels Wants Jim Carrey to “Go Easy” on Joe Biden on ‘SNL’

'The Comey Rule' star says he spoke to Carrey following the announcement that his former 'Dumb and Dumber' co-star would be playing the Democratic presidential nominee in the episodes leading up to the 2020 presidential election. 

Inside the Dramatic Showdown to Get Showtime’s Politically Explosive ‘The Comey Rule’ on the Air

Inside Showtime's James Comey miniseries that at times terrified buyers, infuriated star Jeff Daniels and, now, has its showrunner bracing for blowback from the White House.

‘The Comey Rule’: TV Review

Jeff Daniels plays former FBI director James Comey to Brendan Gleeson's Donald Trump in 'The Comey Rule,' Billy Ray's two-part Showtime miniseries about the mess surrounding Hillary Clinton's emails and the Russia probe.