Who Has The Remote? Names James Spader Artist of the Week

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WhoHasTheRemote.com honors James Spader with its Artist of the Week award. Following a recent announcement in The Wrap that Spader will star in an upcoming crime drama for NBC, Who Has The Remote? applauds actors that lend a characteristic trait to their role, both on the small screen and in films.

WhoHasTheRemote.com announced its Artist of the Week award, granted to actors that have had lengthy careers, and despite never attaining household name status, have ultimately become familiar to film, television, and dish internet audiences through recognizable roles. This week’s award was given to James Spader, who has just been inked for The Blacklist, an upcoming crime/suspense drama on NBC, according to a recent quote in The Wrap.

Recognized by audiences for his foreboding stare and subtly abrasive onscreen demeanor, Spader boasts a lengthy resume of supportive roles going back to the early 1980s. For more than a decade he appeared in mostly shady roles, from the drug dealer in Less Than Zero (1987) to the voyeur in Sex, Lies and Videotape (1989). Gen Xers probably remember him best as Steff, the mischievous schemer who sets Andrew McCarthy’s Blaine character wrong in the 1986 teen dramedy classic Pretty In Pink.

Following a 1997 appearance on the wildly popular Seinfeld, Spader turned his attention to the small screen. In 2003, he signed on for David E. Kelley’s ABC courtroom drama The Practice for the last of its eight seasons. The following year, Spader commenced a five-season run in another Kelly courtroom drama, Boston Legal. In his latest turn at TV drama, Spader will play an ex-criminal turned FBI informant. According to The Wrap, his character in The Blacklist will be that of a “facilitator, brokering ideas for criminals,” driven only by “allegiance to the highest bidder.”

Who Has The Remote? congratulates actors like James Spader who have long characterized roles that have made them one of Hollywood’s most memorable actors. Based on his work back in the early 80s and 90s, WhoHasTheRemote.com believes that this new series will be classic Spader, and looks forward to the role played by its Artist of the Week.

WhoHasTheRemote.com loves actors that bring a trademark aura to each character. James Spader is one such actor who has always provided a characteristic trait to his roles, both on the small screen and in films. Who Has The Remote? acknowledges the actor’s work with its Artist of the week award, and looks forward to his role in the upcoming TV series The Blacklist.

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