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Here’s something to chew on: David Schwimmer has been tapped to star in AMC’s restaurant-centric drama Feed the Beast.
Based on the Danish series Bankerot, Feed the Beast centers on two best friends who take one last shot at their dream of opening a restaurant, while also betraying, manipulating and coercing each other into dangerous situations.
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David Schwimmer and Jim Sturgess are set to star in AMC and Lionsgate’s upcoming drama “Feed the Beast.” Based on the Danish series “Bankerot,” the drama will be adapted by executive producer and showrunner Clyde Phillips. Henrik Ruben Genz, Malene Blenkov and Piv Bernth will also executive produce. The drama follows two best friends who take a chance on their dream of opening a restaurant in the Bronx. Also read: Why AMC Isn't Worried About 'Fear the Walking Dead' Going Against 'Game of Thrones' “David and Jim are each incredibly talented actors whose careers span theater, film and television. »
- Reid Nakamura
The series, based on the Danish drama “Bankerot,” centers around two best friends, Tommy Moran (Schwimmer), and Dion Patras (Sturgess) who take one last shot at their dream of opening a restaurant. “Feed the Beast” will be adapted by writer/showrunner Clyde Phillips (“Dexter,” “Nurse Jackie”), who also serves as executive producer, along with Henrik Ruben Genz, Malene Blenkov, and Piv Bernth.
“Under Clyde’s creative leadership, ‘Feed the Beast’ is a layered character piece and a highly entertaining story,” said Joel Stillerman, president of original programming and development for AMC and SundanceTV. “To have David Schwimmer and Jim Sturgess along with the rest of our wonderful cast bringing this story to life is incredibly exciting, and we can’t wait to get started in a few weeks. »
- Laura Prudom and Elizabeth Wagmeister
Coming off a buzzed-about turn as Robert Kardashian in the upcoming American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, David Schwimmer has signed on to star in AMC’s drama series Feed the Beast. He and Jim Sturgess (Across The Universe) are set as the leads in the straight-to-series project from Clyde Phillips, which is based on the Danish series Bankerot. Also cast in the 10-episode series, a co-production between AMC Studios and Lionsgate, are Michael Gladis (Mad Men, Hou… »
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