Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver Debut in New FX Series "The Riches" March 12

News   Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver Debut in New FX Series "The Riches" March 12
 
"The Riches," starring Tony Award-nominated Eddie Izzard opposite Minnie Driver, debuts on the FX network March 12.

The show is slated to debut on the cable network in its regular timeslot Mondays at 10 PM (ET). Check your local listings. Dmitry Lipkin created and penned the series. Izzard, Michael Rosenberg, Guy Oseary and Mark Morgan executive produce.

"The Riches" follows a family of traveling con artists who come upon an upper middle class couple who have been killed in a car accident and assume their identities. Izzard plays husband to Driver's character.

The cast also includes Margo Martindale (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Aidan Mitchell, Todd Stashwick, Shannon Marie Woodward, Noel Fisher, Stephen Sowan, Bruce French and Gregg Henry.

Izzard's past solo shows include the double Emmy Award-winning show Dress to Kill as well as Live at the Ambassadors, Unrepeatable, Definite Article and Glorious. The Yemen-born Brit, however, also boasts many London stage credits — among them the title role in the once-Broadway bound Lenny Bruce bio of Lenny and the world premiere of David Mamet's The Cryptogram. His film turns include "Ocean's Twelve," "Velvet Goldmine," "Shadow of the Vampire," "The Cat's Meow" and the forthcoming "Across the Universe" and "Ocean's Thirteen."

Driver — last seen on the London stage in Sexual Perversity in Chicago — played Carlotta in the film version of the musical The Phantom of the Opera. The actress is also known for her work in "Grosse Pointe Blank," "An Ideal Husband," "Good Will Hunting" and "Circle of Friends" as well as a recurring stint on "Will & Grace." The FX network can be found on the web at fxnetwork.com.

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