Vinyl, Paul Ben-Victor’s long-awaited new series, is premiering tomorrow night on HBO at 9:00 p.m. to mixed reviews. Some love it; others, not so much. While the critics may not agree, one thing we can count on is a standout performance by Paul, who plays Maury Gold, a record executive. Paul’s talent shines in everything he does.
Vinyl was created by Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese, Rich Cohen and Terence Winter. It’s about the rock and roll music business in 1970s New York.
While we’re waiting for tomorrow’s premiere, check out these interviews of Paul:
With all the hints and buzz that something might be happening on The Invisible Man front lately, it was very exciting to see this announcement by Mike McCafferty from the other day!
Talked to Vinny.
Talked to Paul.
Talked to Eddie.
They’re all on board.
We’re making a little something. Gonna kickstart it in a bit.
For reals this time.
What exactly is this little something? A full-blown movie? An I-Man short? My guess is the latter, but we’ll eventually find out. Even if it’s a short film, it’ll be awesome to see the guys back together again in the roles we loved them in! And, who knows? If it’s a short and it does well, we may get more I-Man. One can dream, can’t one?
Paul Ben-Victor’s New Series: Vinyl
The very talented Paul Ben-Victor has landed himself a role on another HBO series. This one is called Vinyl and it’s helmed by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger. It’s about the New York City rock and roll music scene of the 1970s. Paul plays the role of music executive Maury Gold.
Vinyl is due to air in 2016.
Paul Ben-Victor in Friends and Romans
Paul Ben-Victor in “Friends and Romans”
Friends and Romans premiered at the Woodstock Film Festival last year as well as the Boston International Film Festival. Now it is due to be released October 23 in Philadelphia and Providence, Rhode Island, before heading to New York in November. No word yet on if it will get a wider release.
What is it about? Well, here’s what writer/producer Gregg Greenberg has to say about his film.
Paul plays Dennis Socio in the film. Here’s a trailer.
Cooper Talk Interviews Paul Ben-Victor
Steve Cooper from Cooper Talk interviewed Paul back in March. It’s a great hour-long interview and well worth your time. Steve and Paul talk a little Invisible Man too! Listen to the interview here.
Vincent Ventresca in Wicked City
It’s been awhile since we’ve seen Vince regularly on our TV sets but, now, with his new recurring role on Wicked City, we’ll be seeing him on a somewhat more regular basis.
Vince plays the role of Jimmy, ex-boyfriend of Betty, one of the lead characters.
If you look closely at the following two pictures, you’ll see Vince sitting in the corner at the table read for Wicked City. Click on the pictures for a better look.
Stakeout: A New Webseries Starring Vincent Ventresca
Vincent Ventresca and Erik Palladino have put together a little web series that will be coming out in November. Erik describes the series as basically two guys in a car on a stakeout. It sounds pretty low budget but, also, sounds like it will be a lot of fun.
Here’s a video promo for the show.
Real Life Unaired Pilot
Finally, here’s an unaired Vincent Ventresca pilot for you. Real Life is a pilot from 1998 that was never picked up or aired. Vince has a supporting role in it as a doctor and the husband of one of the main characters.
Maybe it’s a good thing that it didn’t get picked up, because shortly afterward, Vince landed the role of Darien Fawkes on The Invisible Man.