IT’S OUR PLEDGE DRIVE EPISODE!! In this episode of Dead Pilots Society, Ben Blacker interviews Mike Royce (Everybody Loves Raymond, Men of a Certain Age, One Day at a Time) and Kevin Biegel (Cougar Town, Scrubs) regarding their dead pilot, Big, an adaptation of the 1988 motion picture starring Tom Hanks. You’ll also listen to a never-before-heard live table read of Big performed by some of today’s funniest comedic actors.
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- Jason Ritter as Will
- Janet Varney as Phoebe
- Frankie Shaw as Norma
- Steve Agee as Kyle
- Natalie Morales as Tricia
- Bruce McCulloch as Dr. Paul
- Khary Payton as Zoltar's caretaker/Narrator/Trevor
- Jenny Wade as Teary Mom/Manager/Story Manager
- Mark McConville as Voice Over/Bus Driver/Kid
- Felicia Day as Voice on Phone/Mom in Crowd
- Mike Royce with Stage Directions
About the show
In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) and Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour).
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