Directed by Ron Howard, and written by Lowell Ganz (screenplay), "Edtv" (also known as "EDtv - Immer auf Sendung", "Ed TV") is a Comedy film, released on March 26 of 1999 in the USA . Matthew McConaughey and Jenna Elfman are starring, alongside Woody Harrelson, Sally Kirkland, Martin Landau and Ellen DeGeneres.
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Who directed "Edtv":
Edtv was directed by Ron Howard, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.
Before directing Edtv, Ron Howard had directed Ransom, released in 1996, Apollo 13 (1995), The Paper (1994), Far and Away (1992), Backdraft (1991), and Parenthood (1989). Since, he directed How the Grinch Stole Christmas, released in 2000, A Beautiful Mind (2001), The Missing (2003), Cinderella Man (2005), Frost/Nixon (2008), and Angels & Demons (2009).
When was "Edtv" released:
Edtv was first released in the United States on Friday, March 26, 1999. Other films released on Friday, March 26, 1999 are The Confession (dir. David Hugh Jones) and Among Giants (dir. Sam Miller). This was twenty (20) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, November 19, 1999 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, June 16, 1999 in France; Thursday, August 05, 1999 in Germany; Friday, May 28, 1999 in Italy; Wednesday, May 19, 1999 in Spain; Thursday, May 20, 1999 in Australia and on Saturday, June 24, 2000 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Edtv":
At the casting of Edtv we find Matthew McConaughey, previously seen in The Newton Boys (1998) and Amistad (1997); Jenna Elfman (Doctor Dolittle (1998), Can't Hardly Wait (1998)); Woody Harrelson (The Hi-Lo Country (1998), Palmetto (1998)) [ more... ]
- Clint Howard, Geoffrey Blake and Gavin Grazer can be seen in Frost/Nixon, released in 2008.
- Clint Howard and Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Hurley have all also be seen in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, released in 1999.
- Jenna Byrne and Woody Harrelson, Geoffrey Blake also appeared in Wag the Dog, released in 1997.
- Woody Harrelson and Gavin Grazer also appeared in Scorched, released in 2002.
What is the Storyline of "Edtv":
EDtv starts off with the television channel True TV commencing interviews for a TV show that shows a normal person's life 24/7. This idea was thought up by a TV producer named Cynthia (Ellen DeGeneres). They interview Ed Pekurny (Matthew McConaughey) and his brother, Ray (Woody Harrelson). When the producers see the interview Cynthia decides to use Ed and interviews only Ed. So now they start airing the show, which they call Ed TV. The show is a total failure at first, as only boring things happen [...]
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