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- Jul. 22, 2014 - HIGHLANDS, N.J. --
"Handy Dan D." - "The Jacks of All Trades," as the logline goes, is an original new comedy from Television/Film Actor/Director/
Writer/Producer DANNY BOUSHEBEL, about two handy men who have their hands in everything except a pocket full of a cash, which they are desperately in need of most. The handy men are Deshawn (aka Dan), a 35 year old man played by DARTEL MCRAE, who tries to fix his dysfunctional life with the help of his useless talents and his alleged cousin, Jem, played by creator, writer, director DANNY BOUSHEBEL, after returning from his service in Iraq.
DANNY BOUSHEBEL has teamed up with Producer, ARIANNA PENZO, and #1 Best Selling Author/Writer/
Actress, BETH ROSEN to film the pilot episode beginning of August, 2014 in New Jersey. Danny is conducting an IndieGogo Fundraising Campaign at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/handy-dan-d-tv-sitom-p...
While the inner workings of the pilot is being kept under wraps by the creator while it is shopped around Hollywood, those involved in its production say, it's "witty," "funny" and "promising."ABOUT CREATOR/WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER DANNY BOUSHEBEL:
Danny Boushebel is an American film and TV actor and Director. Born in Beirut, Lebanon to a Lebanese dad and Greek mother, he is best known for his recent roles on NBC's "The Blacklist" (2014), Showtime's "Homeland" (2012), Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva" (2012), ABC's "Pan Am" (2012), and "Damages" (2011) to name a few. Danny also played Sali Elaha in Mary Harron's "Anna Nicole" (2013) biopic on Lifetime. He is playing Dr. Moran in Oren Moverman's feature film "She's Lost Control" (2014) which recently world premiered at the Berlin Film Festival (Feb. 2014) and will receive its North American premiere at the SXSW Film Festival (Mar. 2014). He will also be starring in the role of Malik in Raj Amit Kumar's upcoming feature film "Blemished Light" (2013), and starring as Al-Jabbar in the upcoming controversial film titled "Beneath The Surface" (2014) which recently World Premiered at the Court Metrages (Short Film Corner) at the Cannes Fim Festival.
In addition to his extensive work on TV and Film, he also starred in the series regular role of JB in the hit comedic web series "The Bar Series" (2012). Mr. Boushebel has had the pleasure of working opposite major Hollywood Industry players such as Jennifer Ehle, Mandy Patinkin, Dylan Baker, Adam Goldberg, Brooke Elliott, Kelli Garner, and Agnes Bruckner to name a few. Being fluent in Arabic (all regional Dialects) continues to serve an edge to Mr. Boushebel's already diverse, ambiguous, and multi-ethnic background.
As CEO of Danbou Pictures, the production company behind the new sitcom, Danny is an up and coming writer, producer, and director to keep an eye on. He has already completed writing several projects that are in development and is in talks with other writer producers to star in their film and television projects. Mr. Boushebel is also known in the New York City theater scene as he was reviewed in the New York Times on his leading performance in Baghdadi Bath (2009) which was performed in the Annex at the La Mama ETC.
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