Neuwirth joins ‘Lilly’

Former 'Cheers' thesp cast in A&E telepic

Former “Cheers” star Bebe Neuwirth has joined the cast of the A&E/Granada Media telepic “Dash and Lilly.”

Neuwirth will play writer Dorothy Parker, one of the ranking members of the Algonquin Round Table and a prolific Jazz Age author of screenplays (“A Star is Born”), short stories and magazine articles.

Pic, which chronicles the tragic romance of thesps Dashiell Hammett (“The Thin Man”) and Lillian Hellman (“The Little Foxes”), is being helmed by Oscar-winning thesp Kathy Bates, with Sam Shepard and Judy Davis in the title roles.

Stan Margulies is exec producer of the project, which is slated to debut on A&E sometime in 1999.

A two-time Emmy winner for her role on “Cheers,” Neuwirth most recently appeared in the Broadway revival of the Kander/Ebb tuner “Chicago,” snagging a Tony award for her performance.

More TV

  • HBO Documentary President Sheila Nevins Stepping

    HBO Documentary President Sheila Nevins Stepping Down

    Former “Cheers” star Bebe Neuwirth has joined the cast of the A&E/Granada Media telepic “Dash and Lilly.” Neuwirth will play writer Dorothy Parker, one of the ranking members of the Algonquin Round Table and a prolific Jazz Age author of screenplays (“A Star is Born”), short stories and magazine articles. Pic, which chronicles the tragic […]

  • Disney-Fox Deal Sets Up Scramble for

    Disney-Fox Deal Unleashes Flood of Free-Agent Executives, Talent

    Former “Cheers” star Bebe Neuwirth has joined the cast of the A&E/Granada Media telepic “Dash and Lilly.” Neuwirth will play writer Dorothy Parker, one of the ranking members of the Algonquin Round Table and a prolific Jazz Age author of screenplays (“A Star is Born”), short stories and magazine articles. Pic, which chronicles the tragic […]

  • Morgan Spurlock Sexual Misconduct

    Morgan Spurlock's TNT Series 'Who Rules the World' Halts Production

    Former “Cheers” star Bebe Neuwirth has joined the cast of the A&E/Granada Media telepic “Dash and Lilly.” Neuwirth will play writer Dorothy Parker, one of the ranking members of the Algonquin Round Table and a prolific Jazz Age author of screenplays (“A Star is Born”), short stories and magazine articles. Pic, which chronicles the tragic […]

  • George Clooney Matt Charman

    Watergate Series in the Works at Netflix From George Clooney, Matt Charman

    Former “Cheers” star Bebe Neuwirth has joined the cast of the A&E/Granada Media telepic “Dash and Lilly.” Neuwirth will play writer Dorothy Parker, one of the ranking members of the Algonquin Round Table and a prolific Jazz Age author of screenplays (“A Star is Born”), short stories and magazine articles. Pic, which chronicles the tragic […]

  • The Chi

    TV News Roundup: Showtime Offers Early Look at Series Premiere of 'The Chi'

    Former “Cheers” star Bebe Neuwirth has joined the cast of the A&E/Granada Media telepic “Dash and Lilly.” Neuwirth will play writer Dorothy Parker, one of the ranking members of the Algonquin Round Table and a prolific Jazz Age author of screenplays (“A Star is Born”), short stories and magazine articles. Pic, which chronicles the tragic […]

  • Sam Esmail Remote Controlled Podcast

    Remote Controlled: 'Mr. Robot' Creator Reflects on Season 3, Previews Season 4

    Former “Cheers” star Bebe Neuwirth has joined the cast of the A&E/Granada Media telepic “Dash and Lilly.” Neuwirth will play writer Dorothy Parker, one of the ranking members of the Algonquin Round Table and a prolific Jazz Age author of screenplays (“A Star is Born”), short stories and magazine articles. Pic, which chronicles the tragic […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content