7 January 2013 11:22 AM, PST | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

New York — Maura Tierney will make her Broadway debut as Tom Hanks' wife in Nora Ephron's play "Lucky Guy."

Producers said Monday that the Emmy Award-nominated star of such TV shows as "ER," "Newsradio," "Rescue Me" and "The Good Wife" has joined the cast of Ephron's last play, which begins previews March 1 at the Broadhurst Theatre.

Hanks will play Mike McAlary, a gutsy New York City newspaper columnist who won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing that a Haitian immigrant had been sodomized by police in 1997.

Tony Award nominee Courtney B. Vance has also has signed on to play McAlary's editor. The rest of the cast includes Hanks' former "Bosom Buddies" co-star Peter Scolari, Christopher McDonald, Peter Gerety and Michael Gaston. The director will be two-time Tony winner George C. Wolfe. »


- AP

Report a problem



Similar News Items

Tom Hanks
"The Good Wife" (2009)
"ER" (1994)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners