Underground Client Michael Zegen Joins Showtime’s ‘Happyish’

Michael Zegen set for multi-episode arc Michael Zegen, who played American gangster Benny “Bugsy” Siegel in HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” will recur in a guest role on Showtime’s upcoming comedy series “Happyish.”  He will appear in at least two episodes. Zegen will play Atomic Goldfarb, a twentysomething Brooklyn hipster creative brought in to annoy Thom (Steve Coogan) out of his job. Zegen’s other television credits include “The Walking Dead,” “Rescue Me,” “Girls” and “How to Make It in America.” He has appeared in the films “Frances Ha,” “Taking Woodstock,” “The Girl Next Door” and “Adventureland.” “Happyish” is created, written and exec produced by Shalom Auslander, and stars Coogan, Kathryn Hahn and Bradley Whitford. Ken Kwapis directed the pilot and co-exec produces the show with Alexandra Beattie under their In Cahoots banner. Ellen Barkin, Carrie Preston, Molly Price and Andre Royo will appear as guest stars on the show.   Original story written by Seth Kelley for Variety

AdamUnderground Client Michael Zegen Joins Showtime’s ‘Happyish’

Underground Client GABE ROTTER to write for revived ‘X-Files’ Skein on Fox

Fox Orders New Event Series With Creator Chris Carter And Stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson Set to Return Mulder and Scully are back! Thirteen years after THE X-FILES ended its nine-season run on Fox and months after talks about a new TV installment started, the sci-fi hit is returning as a six-episode event series from series creator/executive producer Chris Carter, with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson set to reprise their roles as FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. Production on the event series, whose plot is not being revealed, is set to begin this summer. It is unclear if any of the famous X-Files alumni, including former exec producers Frank Spotnitz, Howard Gordon and Vince Gilligan, would be involved. 20th Century Fox TV and Carter’s Ten Thirteen Prods, which produced the original series, are back for the event series. “I think of it as a 13-year commercial break,” said Carter. “The good news is the world has only gotten that much stranger, a perfect time to tell these six stories. Technically speaking, it’s been less than 13 years since Mulder and Scully last tackled unexplained phenomena — the TV series spawned two X-Files theatrical movies, the second of which, The X-Files: I Want To Believe, came out … Read More

AdamUnderground Client GABE ROTTER to write for revived ‘X-Files’ Skein on Fox