SAG President Ken Howard Cast in J. EDGAR
Ken Howard is a busy fellow these days. According to The Hollywood Reporter, he has booked a role in Clint Eastwood’s J. EDGAR and will be recurring on NBC’s 30 Rock.
All of that, plus his duties as SAG President, is bound to keep Howard on his toes.
J. Edgar stars Leonardo DiCaprio as FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, the man who built the organization into a force to be reckoned with while at the same time using his power against those he considered his enemies. Dustin Lance Black wrote the script for the film, which being produced by Malpaso and Imagine, and is due to start shooting February.
Howard is set to play U. S. attorney General Harlan F. Stone in the film. Meanwhile his role in 30 Rock is being kept under wraps, though it has been released that he will be appearing in two episodes.
Howard took on the office as SAG president back in September of 2009, just after winning an Emmy for his role Phelan Beale in HBO’s Grey Gardens. Recently he guest starred in the premiere episode of USA’s Fairly Legal.
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