Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Mike Myers Inks Deal With HBO

 Mike Myers ("Austin Powers","Shrek") has just inked an exclusive 2 year TV deal with HBO. 

“Mike Myers is one of the great comedy minds of this or any other era,” said Lombardo. “The opportunity to collaborate with a talent of his stature is tremendously exciting.”

            “I’m thrilled to be at HBO,” commented Myers.

            Mike Myers, one of the most multifaceted performers of his generation, has brought an astonishing array of memorable characters to life in film and television as an actor, director, producer, writer and the creator behind such iconic characters as Wayne Campbell, Austin Powers, Dr. Evil and Shrek.

            Myers most recently made his directorial debut with the award-winning documentary “Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon,” which chronicles the life of talent manager Shep Gordon. The film premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival and was released in June 2014 by RADiUS-TWC in partnership with A&E IndieFilms.

            Myers received a star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood for his impressive body of work, and received an ensemble SAG award for his memorable work in Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglorious Basterds.” He was also honored with the Jack Benny Award by the student body of the University of California, the AFI Star Award at U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, numerous MTV Movie Awards, including the MTV Generation Award, and has a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame. His character Shrek also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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