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Alumnus Brian Dannelly Directs HBO Film
'97 Cinematic Arts Alumnus to direct a new HBO comedy
Friday, January 21st, 2011 //
Brian Dannelly, Cinema Arts '97, has been tapped to direct actor Chris Colfer in a high school comedy
Struck by Lightning. Colfer just won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Kurt Hummel in the popular TV show
Glee. Quoting an announcement in a January 20 Variety article,
Dannelly will be in familiar territory with Dannelly's smallscreen directing credits include the pilot for
Lightening, having previously helmed teem dramedy
Saved!, which starred Jenna Malone, Mandy Moore, and Macauley Culkin.
Weeds, as well as
Pushing Daisies and
United States of Tara. Brian received a UMBC Alumnus of the Year Award in 2005.
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