Veteran actor Tim Robbins has joined the cast of Alan Ball’s latest series for HBO.
Joining actress Holly Hunter, the Academy Award-winning actor best known for his performance in the classic prison drama The Shawshank Redemption, will star in the 10 episode family drama from the man behind Six Feet Under.
Robbins will play a philosophy professor named Greg and the series will revolve around a contemporary family as Greg, his lawyer wife, their three adopted kids and one biological child, deal with harbouring rifts that start to affect the family.
The drama received a straight to series order last summer and is the latest collaboration between HBO and Ball who have worked together on dramas True Blood and Six Feet Under.
Ball will serve as executive producer for this new series along with Peter Macdissi.