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By JOHN ANDERSON

Hornell’s Bill Pullman has starred in some critically-acclaimed shows including The Sinner that had fans asking for more seasons (story HERE).

Pullman has teamed up with one of the hottest stars from the top streamed show, Stranger Things, as he is starring along side of David Harbour in a new dark comedy Mad House.

The performances will take place through September 4 at the Ambassadors Theatre in London’s West End.

In this video, Pullman shows his humor right off the bat, something we saw in many of his films over the years. Harbour counters by calling himself the star of Space Balls, the President of the United States and Casper the Friendly Ghost. Pullman talks about that Casper movie and working with director Steven Spielberg:

Pullman and Harbour talk about performing live compared to the movies and streaming shows.

Harbour is known as Jim Hopper in Netflix’s Stranger Things andhas performed on Broadway.

Pullman says “(My character) runs rough shot on the family for decades and now I’m told I’m going to die and he has trouble with that.” Pullman was on stage with The Old Vic’s All My Sons.

Also in the case is Stephen Wight as Nedward, Sinead Matthews as Pam, Charlie Oscar as Skylar, Akiya Henry as Lillian, and Hanako Footman as Devon.

According to Playbill, the production is ,”Set in rural Pennsylvania, the play follows Michael (Harbour) as he returns to his childhood home to care for his his dying father, Daniel (Pullman). His siblings Nedward and Pam arrive to figure out how much money their father has left. The West End production reunites Rebeck with director Moritz von Stuelpnagel following their collaborations on Bernhardt/Hamlet and Seared. The work features set design by Frankie Bradshaw, costume design by Tilly Grimes, lighting design by Prema Mehta, sound design by Beth Duke for Autograph Sound, and composition by Isobel Waller-Bridge. All My Sons is produced by Ambassador Theatre Group Productions and Gavin Kalin Productions.

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