The guys first connected to Billy Walsh when he directed Vince in the art house hit, 'Queens Boulevard.' Although the relationship soured after the debacle that was 'Medellin' and a public outburst that ended the auteur's career, Walsh recently turned up on Vince’s doorstep, clean, sober and eager to earn a salary to provide for his five kids. Convinced of Johnny Drama’s untapped comic potential, he's crafted an animated series just for him.
First introduced to the public with his performance as film director Billy Walsh on the HBO series “Entourage,” Rhys Coiro will be appearing this year in Rod Lurie's re-imagining of the Peckinpah classic “Straw Dogs” as well as in the independent features “As Cool As I Am” opposite Claire Danes. Other notable television credits include his role as F.B.I. agent Sean Hillinger on “24.”