Jonathan Pryce to Star in Screen Adaptation of Hare's My Zinc Bed

News   Jonathan Pryce to Star in Screen Adaptation of Hare's My Zinc Bed
 
David Hare is currently adapting his London stage play My Zinc Bed for HBO Films.

According to Variety, BBC will co-produce the film starring Tony Award winner Jonathan Pryce, Uma Thurman and Paddy Considine. Stage and television director Anthony Page helms the production.

My Zinc Bed centers around a young alcoholic who begins an affair with the wife of his wealthy boss.

Hare, who most recently directed Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking starring Vanessa Redgrave, has also penned Stuff Happens, The Judas Kiss, Amy's View, Via Dolorosa and last season's The Vertical Hour, as well as the screen adaptation for The Hours.

Jonathan Pryce won Tony Awards for his performances in Miss Saigon and Comedians and has also appeared on Broadway in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Accidental Death of an Anarchist. He received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for his performance in "Barbarians at the Gate" and was also seen in the film of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Evita" as well as the Cole Porter biopic "De-Lovely."

"My Zinc Bed" is slated for a 2008 release.

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