“Fosse/Verdon,” is the new FX eight episode limited series, starring Sam Rockwell as Bob Fosse and Michelle Williams as Gwen Verdon, set for the Spring.
Based on Fosse, the BIOGRAPHY written by Sam Wasson. Fosse was a visionary filmmaker and one of theater’s most influential choreographers and directors. Verdon was the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. Together, they changed the face of American entertainment – at a perilous cost. Featuring Fosse’s choreography, the series explores the hidden corners of show business, the price of pursuing greatness, and the suffering inflicted in the name of art.
Series regulars include Norbert Leo Butz as Paddy Chayefsky and Margaret Qualley as Ann Reinking. Additional recurring cast members include: Aya Cash as Joan Simon, Nate Corddry as Neil Simon, Susan Misner as Joan McCracken, Bianca Marroquin as Chita Rivera, Kelli Barrett as Liza Minnelli, Evan Handler as Hal Prince, Rick Holmes as Fred Weaver, Paul Reiser as Cy Feuer, Ethan Slater as Joel Grey, Byron Jennings as George Abbott and Laura Osnes as Shirley MacLaine.
From award-winning producers Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Joel Fields. Production is currently underway in New York City. Levenson, will also serve as the showrunner and wrote the premiere episode which will be directed by Kail. Nicole Fosse, daughter of Fosse and Verdon and an actress, dancer and producer, serves as Co-Executive Producer and oversees The Verdon Fosse Legacy. Co-Producer Andy Blankenbuehler is serving as a Choreographer, as is Susan Misner. Erica Kay serves as Producer.