Starz Series ‘The Venery of Samantha Bird’ Adds Henry Cherney and Doug Savant

Exclusive: Starz New England-set eight-episode drama series, Samantha Bird’s Veneryadded mission impossible Actor Henry Cherney and Great housewife Actor Doug Savant in a recurring role.

Katherine Langford stars as Samantha Byrd, who, while visiting family in New England, reconnects with her childhood sweetheart (Finn Jones) and falls into a seemingly perfect storybook romance. But beneath their fever dreams lies a more disturbing interpretation of the matter. The series has been described as a haunting portrait of addictive love and a relationship response to families in a small New England town.

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Czerny will play Teddy, Samantha’s father and a former artist and teacher. Theodore “Teddy” Bird moves to Little Yorn with his wife, Nan, reuniting with their longtime friends Al and Carol Minot.

Savant plays Al Minot, a shrewd businessman who is deeply invested in maintaining the town of Little Yorn, as it has been for generations.

The two actors join previously announced cast members Embeth Davidz ((The Morning Show)Brenda Strong (13 Reasons Why), Adam Faison (Everything will be fine), Shalini Bathina (Little Voice), Francesca Real and Tyrone Marshall Brown (love is) Anna Moriarty series created by Larissa Kondracki (Power, better call Saul) is a director of four episodes, including the EP and the pilot. Nicole Jefferson Asher (P-Valley, First Lady) co-EP.

Czerny returns this summer, 25 years later, to reprise his famous role of Kittridge opposite Tom Cruise. Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part 1 In theaters July 14. He is acting in it Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part 2. He will also be seen in upcoming films by Spyglass Media and Paramount Scream VI In theaters March 10, as well as the upcoming Hulu feature film, Zombie Town, opposite Dan Aykroyd. Czerny played the lead role in director Mark O’Brien’s feature film, pious, and also starred in the Searchlight comedy-horror feature ready or not. Television credits include HBO sharp object and ABC’s revenge He is repped by innovator and manager Perry Zimmel.

Savant played Tom Scavo in 175 episodes of ABC Great housewife and in 159 episodes of the Fox 1990 series Melrose Place As Matt Fielding. He continued to work in various series including 9-1-1, Dirty John, Halt and Catch Fire, 24, Among others. Savant is repped by SDB Partners, Liberman-Zerman Management.

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