(PRWEB) November 23, 2004
New York, NY November 24, 2004 - Jonathan Silverman joins the cast of the romantic-comedy / fantasy film, ÂAngel on My ShoulderÂ for New York-based T.H.E.M.E Entertainment. The project is the first theatrical remake of the 1946 classic which starred Paul Muni, Anne Baxter, and Claude Rains. Tim McCann helms the project with Todd Baker assuming writing and producing duties.
Silverman will play the role of ÂAlÂ, a wisecracking assistant to a do-gooder Manhattan Judge. The actor began his career on the Nell Carter sitcom, ÂGimme a BreakÂ, before moving to Broadway as the lead in Neil SimonÂs ÂEugene TrilogyÂ: ÂBrighton Beach MemoirsÂ, ÂBiloxi BluesÂ, and ÂBroadway BoundÂ. Over the past year Silverman has completed such weightier fare as RKOÂs ÂLaura SmilesÂ and the upcoming ÂJekyllÂ. With such projects as the recent Showtime docu-comedy, ÂPryor OffensesÂ, and the ÂAngel on My ShoulderÂ remake, Silverman makes a return to his comedic roots. The actor is repped by Erwin More of the William Morris Agency.
Set in New York City, ÂAngel on My ShoulderÂ tells the tale of wiseguy, Eddie Kagle, who is gunned down in a mob hit and sent to Hell before he has a chance to better his life. The Devil gives Eddie an opportunity to return to Earth to wreak revenge on his killer. In exchange, Eddie must derail the philanthropic efforts of a New York judge. His efforts ultimately have a very different outcome... much to the Devil's chagrin.
Jeff Passero handles casting of the project and Beverly Hills attorney, Greg S. Bernstein, serves as sales rep.
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