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[03/17/15 - 07:03 AM]
Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Haley Joel Osment Join Michael Kenneth Williams and Will Ferrell in IFC's "The Spoils Before Dying"
Also returning in new roles are Michael Sheen, Val Kilmer, Steve Tom and Marc Evan Jackson.

[03/09/15 - 07:06 AM]
Michael Kenneth Williams to Star in IFC's "The Spoils Before Dying"
In addition Will Ferrell will reprise his role as Jonrosh, the booze-soaked author turned director who opens and closes each riveting episode.

[07/10/14 - 08:35 AM]
IFC Scores Eight Emmy(R) Award Nominations
"Portlandia" garnered six nominations, the most in the series' history.

[07/07/14 - 07:04 AM]
IFC Orders Second "Spoils" Saga from Legendary Auteur
The latest book-to-screen adaption from fictional literary author Eric Jonrosh is titled "The Spoils Before Dying."

[01/14/14 - 11:53 AM]
"The Spoils of Babylon" Premiere Night Draws Nearly 2.3 Million Viewers to IFC
IFC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 9.

[11/14/13 - 11:25 AM]
Video: Epic New Trailer for "The Spoils of Babylon" - Coming to IFC Jan 9 at 10PM
Tobey Maguire, Jessica Alba, Will Ferrell, Jellybean Howie, Val Kilmer, Haley Joel Osment, Tim Robbins, Michael Sheen, Steve Tom and Kristen Wiig star in the project.

[10/10/13 - 08:06 AM]
"The Spoils of Babylon" Premieres on IFC Thursday, January 9 at 10:00PM ET/PT
The six-part series features Jessica Alba, Will Ferrell, Jellybean Howie, Val Kilmer, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Haley Joel Osment, Tim Robbins, Michael Sheen, David Spade, Steve Tom and Kristen Wiig.

[06/03/13 - 07:05 AM]
Jessica Alba, Val Kilmer, Tim Robbins & Michael Sheen Join Will Ferrell, Tobey Maguire & Kristen Wiig in IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon"
Production began June 2 in Los Angeles with six, half-hour episodes to premiere on IFC in early 2014.

[05/03/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 3
Updates include: Haley Joel Osment boards IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon"; TLC renews "Welcome to Myrtle Manor"; and Billy Crystal eyes small screen return.

[04/29/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 29
Updates include: Tobey Maguire, Kristen Wiig to star in IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon"; ABC greenlights "Sing Your Face Off"; and Starz opens writers' room for "Outlander."

[03/07/13 - 06:38 AM]
IFC Greenlights New Original Scripted Comedy Series Produced by Funny or Die - "The Spoils of Babylon"
The series is a television adaptation of a best-selling epic novel by fictional famous author Eric Jonrosh, played by Will Ferrell.







SPOILS OF BABYLON, THE (IFC)
Returns in Summer 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/9/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2015/2016 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's second of six episodes) on 7/7/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from IFC's press release, March 2015) Michael Kenneth Williams (Boardwalk Empire, The Wire) is confirmed as the lead in fictional literary author Eric Jonrosh's latest book-to-screen adaption, The Spoils Before Dying. In addition Will Ferrell will reprise his role as Jonrosh, the booze-soaked author turned director who opens and closes each riveting episode. Considered too risqué for the safe and sanitized living rooms of a 1950's postwar nation, the six-part comedic miniseries will be coming to screens for the first time this summer, on IFC. A pulp-noir murder mystery set in the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles' jazz scene, The Spoils Before Dying follows down-and-out pianist Rock Banyon (Michael Kenneth Williams) who becomes the prime suspect when his lead singer and occasional lover is found violently murdered in a car with another man. With the death of two people hanging over his head, Rock has only 72 hours to clear his name or fry in the electric chair. Determined to prove his innocence, Rock goes on an elusive quest for the truth that takes him into an abyss of sex, murder, love, betrayal, and of course, jazz.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Haley Joel Osment as Alistair St. Barnaby
· Kristen Wiig as Delores O'Dell
· Maya Rudolph as Fresno Foxglove
· Michael Kenneth Williams as Rock Banyon
· Will Ferrell as Eric Jonrosh/Shah of Iran
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Haley Joel Osment as Winston
· Jessica Alba as Dixie Mellonworth
· Kristen Wiig as Cynthia
· Michael Sheen as Chet Halner
· Steve Tom as General
· Tim Robbins as Jonas Morehouse
· Tobey Maguire as Devon
· Val Kilmer as General
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam McKay as EP
· Andrew Steele as CRTR/EP
· Matt Piedmont as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Will Ferrell as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Gary Sanchez Productions