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2 Oct 2011

Don Cheadle stars in Showtime’s new dark comedy, “House of Lies,” Jan. 2012

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October 2, 2011 Category: Entertainment Posted by:

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Don Cheadle’s new dark comedy TV series for the Showtime network, titled House Of Lies (based on the book House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Tell You the Time by Martin Kihn) debuts on Sunday, January 8, 2012, at 10PM.

 

House Of Lies is described as a subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Cheadle stars as Marty, a highly successful, cutthroat consultant who will use any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information that they want.

 

A pilot episode was shot in February, and, apparently, Showtime loved all they saw of it, enough to pick up the pilot and order 12 episodes of the series

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Joining Cheadle in the cast are Heroes alum Dawn Olivieri, who will play Monica, Marty’s “crazy, pill-popping ex-wife and biggest professional competition, as her consulting firm is No.1, compared to Marty’s No. 2.”

 

Also, Glynn Turman, last seen in Burlesque and Takers, will co-star, although I’m still not sure what role he’ll play.

 

Cheadle also recently signed a one-year, first-look deal with Showtime, under which he and his producing partners will develop and executive produce projects for the cable channel.

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