Rizwan Manji is “WONDERFUL” said Jim Jarmusch


GROSS: That was Adam Driver and Rizwan Manji in a scene from “Paterson,” which was written and directed by my guest Jim Jarmusch. I saw that scene on the trailer for the movie and I thought, I am definitely going to this film. Once he said, and I have a strange rash on my back, I thought, this is great.


JARMUSCH: Well, he’s a lovely – a wonderful actor.

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For the Paterson Trailer


Thailand’s ACTOR of the hour. . . finally heads home!

DECEMBER: Beth Melsky books him in a SHARPIE spot . . . shoots on the 4th. Then Thailand bound to start rehearsals for Dracula: Blood Is Life*.

FEBRUARY:Show opens Feb. 12th. He become a media darling! From being crowned “One of Eight” Up and Comers in Thailand to his Quail Bell Magazine Q & A with Vin Kridakorn, Leading Man Extraordinaire, everyone wants the proverbial “piece of him.”

MARCH 18th: On the heels of his run in Thailand — play closed March 16th — he jets to Rochester, NY for The Brothers Paranormal** play reading at the Geva Theatre.
MARCH 23th: Back in the air — Thailand bound — to present the BEST FILM Award at the 24th Annual Bangkok Critics Assembly.
MARCH 24th: I can only assume he is finally taking a much needed moment from the whirlwind that has been his life since December.
NY misses you. Hurry back!
*The classic tale of American playwright Steven Dietz’s Dracula, which is known the world over, has been completely re-imagined and transformed by a world-class creative team from London’s West End and Broadway into Dracula: Blood Is Life.
**After struggling to launch their new ghost-hunting business, Thai-American brothers Max and Visarut finally land their first big investigation. Felix and Delia have been haunted by a terrifying spirit and need the siblings’ help.

Germar T. Gardner books Law & Order: SVU

GERMAR - THE ACTORGermar T. Gardner who received the ’15 Ensemble in a Comedy Series SAG Award, The Actor, for Orange is the New Black (right) for his recurring role of CO Charles Ford booked Law & Order: SVU. The episode Artistic Advantage with Martha Mitchell directing was cast by Philip Huffman and Jonathan Strauss  who also serves as the show’s co-producer. Next for Germar? The shooting-in-New York feature Untitled Noah Baumbach cast by Douglas Aibel/Henry Russell Bernstein.