Ed O’Neill to Play Donald Sterling for FX Limited Drama Series The Sterling Business. It has a six-episode order and will also star Jacki Weaver and Laurence Fishburne. Gina Welch wrote the teleplay for the series The Sterling Business. The script is adapted from the podcast ESPN 30 for 30, say on the subject. Ramona Shelburne is the podcast host and reported the story. The series follows Doc Rivers (Laurence Fishburne) and the LA Clippers on their journey to the championship. The series will also show the downfall of the team owner. Sterling’s (Ed O’Neill) racist behavior is exposed to the world and all his other dirty laundry. Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson of Color Force will executive produce the FX limited drama series. Welch, Jacobson, Simpson and Shelburne serve as executive producers on the project.
Ed O’Neill starred in two hit and iconic TV series
Ed O’Neill played two iconic characters on television: Al Bundy and Jay Pritchett. He earned two Golden Globe nominations for playing Al Bundy on Married with children. He received four Screen Actors Guild Awards and three Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his role in modern family. His big screen credits include Little Giants, Wayne’s Worldand Ralph’s Wrecks. His most recent film credit was the independent feature The last shift against Richard Jenkins. Now he joins the main cast of the series The Sterling Business. The FX limited drama series will show O’Neill’s character in an unflattering light. O’Neill will be able to show he can play more than the eccentric family man. He joins TV and film veteran Laurence Fishburne as two different sides to a murky story.
O’Neills fans and critics will be able to see his take on Sterling. Given its subject matter, this series will be different from other O’Neills works. The FX Limited Drama Series The Sterling Business has no release.