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The three-person Zinc examines issues of alcohol addiction and obsession through the story of a young recovering alcoholic (Considine) who becomes involved with his boss' (Pryce) young wife (Thurman), formerly a cocaine addict.
"We are thrilled to be working with David Hare -- he truly is a writer in a league of his own," HBO Films president Colin Callender said. "It is a testament to his provocative script, and to director Anthony Page, that we have been able to bring together such a wonderful cast of distinguished actors. We are delighted to have been able to lure Uma Thurman, Jonathan Pryce and Paddy Considine back to HBO."
Thurman won a Golden Globe for her starring role in HBO's Hysterical Blindness. Pryce earned Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for HBO's Barbarians at the Gate. Paddy Considine stars in HBO Films' upcoming PU-239.
Sources said HBO Films and BBC are looking to do a series of adaptations of small plays like the one-hour Number. Number, from Rainmark Films, explores the provocative issue of human cloning through the story of a father (Wilkinson) confronted by the sons he had cloned decades earlier.
Like the play, the adaptation will feature one actor, Ifans, playing the genetically identical cloned sons.
Number marks the first screen adaptation of a play by British playwright Churchill, who is considered one of the most innovative contemporary playwrights and the most acclaimed female one. »
2 items from 2007
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