- Smiley joins the cast of Obituary as the Hulu show enters principal photography in Ireland.
- He will play lead Elvira Clancy’s (Siobhán Cullen) protective and troubled father Ward Clancy in the APC/Magamedia-produced six-parter.
- Smiley joins a cast already featuring Ronan Raftery (The Rook), Danielle Galligan (Shadow and Bone) and David Ganly (Moon Knight).
- Obituary follows an unpaid obituarist working at a small town newspaper. When she ‘accidentally’ kills a nasty piece of work in the town, she discovers she might have an untapped bloodlust and starts relishing using crafty methods to kill off the town’s unpleasant residents.
- Ray Lawlor is writer, John Hayes is director and Nell Green is producing.
- APC Studios’ Laurent Boissel and Magamedia’s Paddy Hayes are executive producers of the series, which will premiere on Hulu in the U.S. later this year.
- Obituary is produced in association with Fís Éireann/ Screen Ireland, BAI and The Wrap Fund.
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- Hulu has shared a brand-new teaser for their upcoming eight-episode comedy series History of the World, Part II, which premieres Monday, March 6th with two episodes.