4.5.13 Drew is currently filming an episode of Ray Donovan, a new Showtime series coming this summer. The series stars Liev Schreiber, Jon Voight and Elliott Gould. Drew plays Gary O'Mally in the episode "New Birthday". It should air in August but we'll keep you posted.
"Ray Donovan, a professional "fixer" for the rich and famous in LA, can make anyone's problems disappear except those created by his own family.-IMDb" .
4.3.13 Drew just finished filming a guest starring role in the pilot for a new series on FOX called The List. The show stars Michael Pena, Hillarie Burton and Gary Cole.
The show "centers on Deputy U.S. Marshal Dan Shaker who, when members of the Federal Witness Security Program start getting killed, leads the hunt for the person who stole the list, a file with the identities of every member of the program.- IMDb"
2.4.13 Drew is currently in Oahu filming an episode of Hawaii Five-0. Drew's character is Coach Eric Blair/Larry Banks. He plays a Roller Derby coach in the epsiode "Na Ki'i", scheduled to air in March on CBS, Mondays at 10/9c. Watch you local listings.
"In Hawaii Five-0 season 3 episode 18, McGarrett and the team investigates the nebulous death of a teacher who was once a part of a Roller Derby competition. On the episode, we meet the team’s coach, a newcomer for the team and the victim’s confidant.
When the victim’s confidant finds herself in a case of mistaken identity, the team must rush to the scene to rescue her." - spoilersguide.com
12.7.12 "Guitar Face" won the Audience Award at the NELArt Short Film Series Festival! The short film was written by Gloria Calderon Kellett and directed by Chris Hanada. Drew plays Paul.
Aspiring rock star and broken-hearted bartender at a burlesque club takes over the stage and sings his feelings to a perplexed audience. Through his awkward performances, he gets over his breakup and opens up to someone new.
10.12.12 Drew started filming and episode of Modern Family today. He plays Terry (the bad cop) in "When a tree falls". Air date is scheduled for 11.28.12 on ABC 9/8c,
10.2.12 Drew will soon be filming a new episode of NCIS titled "Gone". His character is Fred Hadley. The episode air date is 11.27.12 on CBS @8PM.
Today, Drew is filming an episode of Bones. He plays a chef who is unhappy with his divorce attorney. The scheduled air date is 9.24.12 on FOX.
Drew is currently filming the first of several episodes of The Mentalist. His character is FBI Agent Reede Smith.His first episode is the season premiere scheduled to air Sep 30th.
Season 5 will see the CBI squad working — and clashing — with a trio of FBI agents also chasing Red John. Polly Walker from Rome plays the group’s boss; Ivan Sergei (Jack & Jill, Gravity) and Drew Powell (Southland, Straw Dogs) play a “lovely bizarro world version of Rigsby and Cho.” - Jeff Jenson, Inside TV
6.27.12 Gloria Calderon Kellet's short film "Guitar Face" starring Drew Powell, Cassidy Freeman and Nadine Velazquez was accepted to the 5th Annual Columbia Gorge International Film Festival in Washington, August 15-19, 2012.
"Aspiring rock star and broken-hearted bartender (Drew) at a burlesque club takes over the stage and sings his feelings to a perplexed audience. Through his awkward performances, he gets over his breakup and opens up to someone new." The film was directed by Christopher Hanada and Tanner Kling
6.25.12 Drew is once again performing in SNAPSHOTS, a collection of one-act plays started in 2004 to raise money for Breast Cancer Research. This annual benefit will run for 6 nights (July 13th-15th and 20th-22nd 2012) at the Stella Adler Theater in Hollywood, CA. Get your tickets now. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/253221
Starring: Michael Blaiklock, Todd Grinnell, Jay Hayden, Jolie Jenkins, Bianca Kajlich, Richie Keen, Victoria Kelleher, Gloria Calderón Kellett, Lindsey Kraft, Jay Lacopo, Andrew Leeds, Joanna Leeds, Sharon Madden, Mallory McGill, Peter Porte, Drew Powell, Lawrence Pressman, Sally Pressman, Greg Rikaart, Matthew Rocheleau, David Scales, Rhea Seehorn, Timm Sharp, Marc Valera & Christine Woods
Written by: Gloria Calderón Kellett, Michelle Kholos Brooks, Lindsey Kraft, Jay Lacopo, Andrew Leeds, David Windsor & Kelly Younger
Directed by: Philip Buiser, Jim Holmes, Gloria Calderón Kellett, Lindsey Kraft, Jay Lacopo, Andrew Leeds, Cameron Watson & David Windsor -
Lighting Design: Paige Luke -
Produced By: Nicki Georgi & Lara Wickes (Photo at left is Drew and Victoria Kelleher, courtesy of Nicki Georgi.)
Drew is currently in Atlanta filming an episode of Necessary Roughness for USA. He plays a 7 year veteren linebacker named Ryan "Rhino" Davis. The new season starts this June. Watch your local listings.
"These were the "fans" of my character "Rhino" on the set of Necessary Roughness here in Atlanta. You can't tell from this picture how much we are sweating!" - Drew
4.7.12 This week Drew is filming an episode of True Blood for HBO called "Somebody that I used to know." His character, Ryder, is a Werewolf who addresses the Shreveport pack as they face a change in leadership.
The episode is directed by castmate Stephen Moyer. Air date: July 29, 2012
2.10.12 Drew just finished filming the two part finale of Raising Hope (Season 2) for FOX. He plays Warden Walter Babic.
"Inside Probe - "The sensational story of Hope's mother, serial killer Lucy Carlisle, is the subject of a tabloid TV show, giving the Chances the opportunity to recall their accounts of what happened when Jimmy met the now-deceased felon. Air Date: Apr 10, 2012 (TV Guide.com)
"Want My Baby Back, Baby Back, Baby Back" -In the Season 2 finale, a custody battle for Hope ensues in the aftermath of a tabloid TV-show's probe of the death of her serial-killer mom and revelations by the Chances. Air Date: Apr. 17, 2012 (sidereel.com)
1.24.12 Drew is currently filming the pilot "Zombies and Cheerleaders".
"The Disney Channel has ordered a new musical series called “Zombies and Cheerleaders,” which will begin production later this year and will arrive on the network in 2012. Here is a description of the show:
“The story follows Zed Necrodopolis, a typical high school student with one small caveat; he happens to be a zombie. Despite a high-tech wristwatch designed to curb any appetite he may have for his classmates, he and his zombie friends remain unpopular with the school’s most influential group, the pom-pom wielding cheerleaders. Never one to back down from a challenge, Zed sets out to improve zombie student body relations and win the attention of Addison, the cheerleading squad’s newest member.”
The show is executive produced by Eric Weinberg (“Scrubs,” “Death Valley”) an written by Joseph Raso and David Light who also serve as co-executive producers. Todd Strauss Schulson (“A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas”) will direct the pilot episode." - Disney Dreaming
1.3.12Touchback is due in theaters this February. Check with your local theater for showing dates and times.
"On the game winning play of the biggest game of his life, the best High School Football player in the nation injures his knee and destroys his dreams of a college and professional career. But fifteen years later, he receives the opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to go back and change history." Written by Hannibal Pictures Read more >>
1.3.12 Drew is on the set of TNT's Southland this week playing LAPD officer Merkle in an episode called "Integrity Check" on Feb. 21, 2012.
After an emotional case, Sammy and Ben pick up a suspect on a parole violation that Sammy believes murdered his 17 year old witness.
When Sammy says he found a crack pipe in the back of the cruiser which would get the felon six more months in jail, Ben thinks he's planted it and later tells him so.
Ben then finds out that the cops who had the car previously didn't check the back and their narcotics snitch tried to hide the crack pipe in the back seat. Sammy is hurt and angry that Ben didn't trust him.
Drew continues as Officer Merkle in the next episode, "Fall Out", on Feb. 28, 2012.
12.12.11 Drew is working on Awake this week. His character's name is George O'dell. This is a new series on NBC and Drew's episode will aire 4.26.12.
"At the station, Britten and Bird talk to Rob’s brother, who tells them about the green-painted guy who Rob got into a fight with. They go in and talk to George, the investment banker who crashed the car. George admits to the fist-fight in the stands, and soon realizes that the cops are trying to pin the murder on him. Which won’t fly because he was blacked-out drunk and can’t remember a thing after the fight." - Matthew Delman, Sciencefiction.com
10.14.11 Drew just returned from New York where he filmed an episode of Unforgettable for CBS.
He plays Kevin McMillan in the episode "Lost Things" scheduled to air 11/8 at 10/9c.
10.7.11 Drew just completed filming an upcoming episode of Grey's Anatomy. He plays Carl Shatler in the episode "Put Me in, Coach" airing 10/27 on ABC.
"Because the staff was busy with the impending softball game, they were spared the typical traumatic event that often plagues the hospital's halls. But a sanitation worker sustained major injuries after he fell off the back of his garbage truck and was then run over by a car. The most significant of his wounds was the damage done to his hand. Essentially, it was beyond repair. That is until Callie learned of his wood-carving abilities. Keeping the faith, and having faith in her own "artistic" abilities, she took it upon herself to fix the unfixable. And she did. She built the guy a hand from scratch."- EW.com
9.1.11Straw Dogs premieres Sept.16th in theaters all over the US. Watch the theater listings in your town for dates and times.
Drew plays Bic, one of the "straw dogs". "Four local guys working on the barn next to the house that Kate Bosworth and
James Marsden are inheriting; it’s actually Kate Bosworth’s old family house. These are small town, Southern guys — former football players who kind of peaked in high school and have not really done much with their lives since. That kind of typical, good ol’ boy, beer-drinking, closed-minded kind of character. My character is named Bic and Bic is kind of the comic relief. You know it’s a pretty intense movie. He’s kind of a goofball, a sinister goofball, but a goofball nonetheless." - Drew Powell
Drew just finished filming an episode of the new TV Series American Horror Story. The series premieres Oct. 5 on FX. Watch your local listings.
"A burning man. A guy in a rubber suit. A creepy maid. A nosy neighbor.
These are some of the characters that will haunt Ben and Vivien Harmon (Dylan McDermott and Connie Britton) in FX’s upcoming American Horror Story." - Hollywood Reporter
"The second episode begins, as did the pilot, with a flashback to a dark incident from the house's past. It's the 1960s; several young women are rooming there. Three of them step out to go out to a Doors concert, leaving two of their roommates behind. That's when a strange man appears on their doorstep...and something really, really bad happens."
8.12.11 Drew just finished filming an episode of the new TV show Ringer on the CW Network. The new series stars Sarah Michelle Gellar and premiere's on Sep. 13. Drew's episode as Det. Singer should air Sept. 27. Check your local listing.
"IT'S MY PARTY AND I'LL CRY IF I WANT TO - Still posing as Siobhan, Bridget (Sarah Michelle Gellar), and Andrew (Ioan Gruffudd) head to the Hamptons with Gemma (Tara Summers) and Henry (Kristoffer Polaha) to celebrate her birthday. Despite the close quarters, Henry is dead-set on rekindling his affair with Siobhan. Gemma learns some unsettling news, while FBI agent Victor Machado (Nestor Carbonell) closes in on some new information, which forces Bridget to reveal some of her past in order to protect her secrets. Mike Colter and Zoey Deutch also star. Jean De Segonzac directed the episode written by Cathryn Humpris."
7.1.11Jack Hurley's Back. Drew recently returned from Portland where he was reprising his role as Jack Hurley "the rehabbed philanthropist who just can't stay out of trouble" on Leverage. "A con to take down a cunning thief who is part of a larger conspiracy is told from the point-of-view of Nate, Eliot, and Hardison." - IMDb
The episode is titled "The Boys Night Out Job" and should air at the end of the year. Check your local listings.
PEE-WEE HERMAN ON BROADWAY NEWS!
7.14.11 The HBO special has been nominated for 3 Emmys this year. The Emmy show will be telecast on Sep. 18, 2011 on FOX. Check your local listing.
7.14.11 The show is also coming to DVD and Blu-ray on Oct. 4, 2011. Pre-order it today on Amazon
In this series of short films, the graduates from Lincoln High School discover that their adult lives are still curiously intertwined...
"MOST LIKELY" started as a stage play called “SKIRTS & FLIRTS” by GLORIA CALDERON KELLETT This popular monologue show had a sold out run in Los Angeles and a short sold out run in New York.
Our goal is to bring the stage to the screen. Each monologue would act as it’s own “short” but, should we get enough funding, we can shoot all of the monologues and turn this into a webseries to share with the public.
The third short will be THE PAUPER played by DREW POWELL (The Pee Wee Herman show on BROADWAY, Leverage, Straw Dogs).
3.1.11 Drew is currently in New Orleans filming the first episode of season 2 for Memphis Beat on TNT. The show is scheduled to air on Tuesday, June 14 9/8C. Check your local listings. Follow Drew on Twitter @thedrewpowell for photos and notes on his adventures in New Orleans.
2.11 Paul Reubens returns to HBO for the first time in three decades with The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway, an exclusive television presentation of his recent critically acclaimed, hit Broadway show.
Shot in January 2011 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in New York, The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway is 90 minutes of subversive humour and childlike wonder based on the original stage show and Reubens’ Emmy®-winning morning television show, Pee-wee’s Playhouse.
The Broadway production of The Pee-wee Herman Show stars: Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman; John Moody as Mailman Mike; Drew Powell as Bear; John Paragon as Jambi; Jesse Garcia as Sergio; Phil LaMarr as Cowboy Curtis; Lynne Marie Stewart as Miss Yvonne; Lance Roberts as King of Cartoons; and Josh Meyers as Firefighter. March 19, 2011 on HBO 10pm
Drew will be reprising his roles as Bear, Randy, Mr. Window and Flowers. The show runs Oct. 26th through Jan 2 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in NYCV. Get your tickets Now !
9.10Drew just finished filming "Touchback".
"Touchback is a fantastical story about getting a second chance at life. At the
brink of financial disaster, a former football star turned farmer and family man
attempts suicide to save his family. However, when he wakes up he finds himself
back in the past, reliving the events that led up to his career-ending,
life-altering injury. He is forced to choose between his simple life and the
path to fame and fortune".
12.3.09 - Drew is currently in rehearsals for The Pee-Wee Herman Show. The show will be at Club Nokia Jan 12-Feb 7th 2009. Drew is playing The Bear, and the voices of Randy, Mr. Window and the Flowers. Drew says: "Should be a lot of fun! Been laughing all week!" Get your tickets Now!
9.09 - Drew is currently in Louisiana filming a remake of the 1971 film classic "Straw Dogs". Starring in the film are James Marsden, Kate Bosworth and Alexander Skarsgard.
"This remake of the 1971 Sam Peckinpah film finds James Marsden playing a screenwriter who leaves LA and moves with his wife (Kate Bosworth) to her hometown in Mississippi where her ex-boyfriend (Alexander Skarsgard) still lives. There, tensions build, the wife is assaulted, and the husband turns vigilante." - About.com Tentative theater release date is September 2011
01.05.09 - Drew guest stars on "Leverage" on the TNT Network in the episode "12 Step Job" on 2.3.09 Check your local listings (It usually airs 3 time per week)
09.04.08 - Drew just returned from Vancouver where he filmed an episode of "Psych" titled "Any given Thursday night at 10pm. 9pm Central" for the USA Network. The episode airs 1.30.09 - check your local listings.
1.5.09 - Drew will be at the South Beach Comedy Festival in Miami on Jan 22nd in "Tied in Knots", a show by Gloria Calderon Kellett.
Drew reprises his character Paul (from Skirts & Flirts), the struggling musician who is going through heart-break. Tied In Knots is a modern story about how friends are a chosen family and like family help raise one another. Ticket Information >
11.10.08 - Drew is currently filming an episode for "In Plain Sight" on the USA Network titled "A Star Is Born". It is schedule to air May 3, 2009.
6.08.08 - Drew filmed an episode of House for the new Season starting in September. The episode is titled "Adverse Events" airing on 9.30.08.
3.27.08 - Drew just filmed an episode of E.R. scheduled to air April 24th. The episode is titled "Truth Will Out".
Watch your local listings. More info soon.
A screenplay by
Drew Powell and Matt Carmody
(10.07) Drew and Matt Carmody are heading to Australia to start development of their screenplay. They hope to beginning shooting in 2008.
"Going Under" (formerly "Mick and Lloyd") is a heartfelt comedy about two old friends that reunite and go on a road trip through Australia where they get into trouble with the locals, meet the women of their dreams and ultimately come to some life changing realizations about themselves. Think: "Sideways" meets "Little Miss Sunshine"
Matt and Drew co-wrote the screenplay and are producing it with Jan Bladier and David Lee, producers of "The Ponderosa". For more information regarding the project please e-mail them at: MickandLloyd@gmail.com
Drew just finished filming "Camp Hope" slated for release in 2008. "CAMP HOPE – A feature length horror film
At the end of every summer, the children of a Christian community from a suburb of New Jersey attend Camp Hope. They travel deep into the woods far from any distractions the world provides. Here, the children are taught the ways of the Lord, the perils of the flesh, and the horror of the Devil. A charismatic priest leads them in their training. But, he unknowingly has brought something with him, something evil. What was supposed to be a safe place, a spiritual retreat has now turned into nightmare that not even faith can end". Holedigger Studios