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John Turturro on Gloria Bell, Do the Right Thing and more

John Turturro is an acting legend. He is an actor that many directors like to work with, including both Spike Lee and the Coen Brothers. He sort of has the distinctive looks and voice of a character actor, but unlike some character actors, he can do almost anything. Turturro is never not himself, but no two roles are ever the same. He has played characters that are tough, devious, vulnerable, and a bit weird.
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John Turturro: An Illegal Abortion Killed My Grandmother

Decades before the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling, John Turturro’s maternal grandmother Rosa died as a result of an illegal abortion, a tragic event that sparked reverberations for the actor to this day. “I lost my grandmother because she died during an illegal botched abortion,” Turturro...
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Amazon's Mr. and Mrs. Smith Series Adds Michaela Coel, John Turturro, and Paul Dano

Prime Video's new take on Mr. and Mrs. Smith just enlisted some major names. On Wednesday, it was announced (via Variety) that Michael Coel, John Turturro, and Paul Dano have joined the cast of the upcoming live-action series in guest star roles. Exact details surrounding their roles are currently under wraps. The trio will be appearing alongside previously-announced series leads Donald Glover (Atlanta, Solo: A Star Wars Story) and Maya Erskine (PEN15, Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi), with the latter stepping into the role following the departure of previously-attached star Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Glover co-created and executive produces Mr. and Mrs. Smith alongside Francesca Sloane, who will be serving as showrunner.

‘Mr. And Mrs. Smith’: Michaela Coel, John Turturro, Paul Dano Join Prime Video Series Reboot

Click here to read the full article. Michaela Coel (I May Destroy You), John Turturro (Severance) and Paul Dano (The Batman) have joined the cast of Prime Video’s TV reboot of Mr. and Mrs. Smith. They join previously announced Donald Glover and Maya Erskine, who star in the title roles in the series from Amazon Studios. Details of Coel, Turturro and Dano’s roles are being kept under wraps. Prime Video Pilots & Series Orders The project is a reboot of New Regency’s 2005 Doug Liman-directed action comedy film that starred Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The movie followed a bored married couple who...

Michaela Coel, John Turturro, Paul Dano Join Cast of Amazon’s Mr. & Mrs. Smith

The cast of Donald Glover’s Mr. & Mrs. Smith reboot series for Amazon has gotten bigger, as Michaela Coel, John Turturro, and Paul Dano have all been cast in the series. According to a recent report from Variety, the trio of actors are all set to star in the upcoming series, although exact character details for are being kept under wraps as of now. The series will star Glover and Maya Erskine as John and John, respectively, a couple who are hired into a mysterious spy agency that throws the pair into the world of espionage.

Michaela Coel, John Turturro, Paul Dano Join Donald Glover & Maya Erskine in ‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith’ Amazon Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Click here to read the full article. Michaela Coel, John Turturro, and Paul Dano are joining in the “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” series at Amazon, Variety has learned exclusively. The trio join previously announced series leads Donald Glover and Maya Erskine, who will star in the title roles. Exact character details for the other three actors are being kept under wraps, aside from the fact they will appear in guest star roles. John (Glover) and Jane (Erskine) as they are hired by a mysterious spy agency, venturing into espionage, marriage, and learning to intimately navigate both. The castings represents a reunion of...
Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Feirstein brings in legendary actor and Brooklyn’s own John Turturro

The Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema continues to score big. This time, with the procurement of a legendary and thriving stage and screen actor – the effervescent and experienced John Turturro – a Brooklyn native and current Park Slope resident. His involvement with Brooklyn College comes at a time when Turturro is busily continuing to soar on-screen, but it seems a natural fit, considering his Brooklyn roots and that Turturro himself is a product of a post-graduate edification, albeit fortified in the ivy-clad towers of the Yale School of Drama.
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Barry Jenkins, John Turturro headline 2022 NFF award-winners

(May 19, 2022) Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins will receive the Nantucket Film Festival’s 2022 Screenwriter’s Tribute Award, and Emmy winner John Turturro the Compass Rose Award for Career Achievement when the festival returns to the island June 22-27. “It is with great honor that the Nantucket Film...
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