Neil Patrick Harris to Lead Lemony Snicket for Netlfix

first_img Neil Patrick Harris is heading to Netflix! The Tony winner will headline a series adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, Deadline reports that the Paramount TV-produced project will begin this month in Vancouver.A Series Of Unfortunate Events follows the story of the orphaned children Violet (Malina Weissman), Klaus (Louis Hynes) and Sunny Baudelaire and their treatment by the evil Count Olaf (Harris), as they try to discover the secret behind the deaths of their parents. Tony nominee K. Todd Freeman will take on the role of Mr. Poe and Patrick Warburton is set to appear as the titular character. Jim Carrey played Olaf in the 2004 film.Harris won the Tony for his performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch and has also hosted the Tony Awards on multiple Emmy-winning occasions. He has additionally appeared on Broadway in Proof, Cabaret and Assassins. Screen credits include How I Met Your Mother, Doogie Howser, M.D., Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris and Gone Girl. Neil Patrick Harris(Photo by Bruce Glikas) View Commentslast_img

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