Deadline.com reports that Bobby Cannavale has joined the cast of Woody Allen's upcoming comedy. The actor joins previously announced cast members Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper and Alec Baldwin.
It was recently announced that the busy actor has signed on to star in HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. He will also appear in the upcoming Broadway revival of The Big Knife, which will begin previews on March 22, 2013 and open officially on April 24, 2013 at the American Airlines Theatre.
Cannavale made his Broadway debut in Theresa Rebeck’s Mauritius, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award®. He was most recently seen in The Motherfucker With The Hat (Tony Award® nomination; Drama Desk Award) and received rave reviews in the 2005 Off-Broadway revival of Hurlyburly.
On television Cannavale won an Emmy Award® for his performance as Will’s boyfriend on NBC’s “Will & Grace.” Television appearances include HBO’s “Six Feet Under,” the ABC comedy series “Cupid” and he is currently co-starring this season on “Nurse Jackie.” This fall Cannavale joins the cast of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.” Film credits include The Station Agent, (Audience Award Sundance Film Festival; SAG Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture;) The Other Guys, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, Diminished Capacity, Fast Food Nation, The Night Listener and most recently, Win Win. He also appears in the upcoming films Parker opposite Jennifer Lopez and Lovelace. Cannavale is a member of the LAByrinth Theater Company.
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