Wednesday, January 28, 2015
HBO Picks Up Virtuoso, Production in Budapest Begins in Spring
Elton John and husband David Furnish are on board to produce with Ball and Peter Macdissi, who will also star in the pilot.
HBO has given the go ahead for the hour-long pilot, which follows a class of young musical prodigies from across Europe at the Academy of Musical Excellence.
The cast includes Alex Lawther, (Imitation Game) Francois Civil, (Rosemary’s Baby) British actor Nico Marallegro and Australian actor Lindsay Farris.
Production of the pilot begins in the spring in Budapest.