Welcome Jeremy Piven:
We’re joined on the Starline by actor you’ve seen everywhere. Entourage, Wisdom of the Crowd and the legendary movie PCU, we welcome Jeremy Piven
Let’s go Beyond the Mic, your latest project “My Dad’s Christmas Date” is not a sappy Hallmark movie but one with life in it, angst, longing and pain. This role had you in a totally new position of having to react rather than being the grenade of chaos.
Talk about the relationship that developed over shooting with your on screen daughter Olivia-Mai?
The Rockin’ 8
It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions, answer with the first thing that comes to your mind.
There is no Pressure.
1. Favorite Cigar?
2. Will the Bears win their next Super Bowl in the next 5, 10 or 20 years?
3. Do you prefer acting on the stage or on the screen?
4. Best guitarist of all time?
5. Last time you hugged your mom?
6. Amen to that, What’s your guilty pleasure?
7. Is drive in stand up good or bad?
8. When will the public see your movie PCU?
He can’t help but love a good cigar, hugged his mom recently, and hopes the Bears can get some offensive line help. “My Dad’s Christmas Date” is out now, Jeremy Piven thanks for taking the time to talk with us today.
And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.
Jeremy Piven can next be seen in the feature film Crabs in a Bucket opposite Oscar winner Bruce Dern and Orange Is the New Black star Taryn Manning. Other upcoming films include: American Night opposite Oscar nominee Emile Hirsch, Jonathon Rhys Meyers, and Paz Vega and Legit Wiseguy with Palme d’Or winner and Oscar nominee director Roland Joffe.
Piven was most recently a series regular on the CBS television series Wisdom of the Crowd. From 2013-2016, he starred as HARRY HORDON SELFRIDGE in the critically acclaimed series Mr. Selfridge. He’s best known for his role as ARI GOLD in the hit HBO series Entourage. Piven won three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe over eight seasons.
In 2015, Piven reprised the fan-favorite role in the Entourage feature film released by Warner Bros. Other notable credits include: Sin City – A Dame to Kill For from directors Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez, Todd Phillip’s hit comedy Old School, Ridley Scott’s Black Hawk Down, Peter Chelsom’s Serendipity, Peter Berg’s Very Bad Things and The Kingdom, Cameron Crowe’s Singles, Joe Carnahan’s Smokin Aces, Guy Ritchie’s RocknRolla, and The Player from director Robert Altman.
ABOUT HIS MOVIE MY DAD’S CHRISTMAS DATE
It’s Christmas and the charming city of York, home to Jules, 16 and her Dad. David is decked out ready for the festive season. In many ways, David and Jules’ relationship is no different from that of most fathers and their sixteen-year-old daughters. He struggles to understand her, she refuses to communicate with him. He wants to be involved in her life. She wants her own space. In one important respect, however, David and Jules share a profound bond: the death of Jules’ mum, and David’s wife, in a car crash two years before. With both struggling to cope with everyday life in the shadow of their loss, Jules, inspired by happy memories of her mum, decides to take matters into her own hands.
Here’s the trailer:
Buy the movie here.