Character Actor Richard Riehle Of Office Space, Casino, And Grounded For Life Guest Stars On Hit New Web Series Poor Paul

Agoura Hills, CA (PressExposure) December 02, 2008 -- Character actor Richard Riehle, best known as the ‘Jump to Conclusions Guy’ in the film “Office Space,” or as Joe Pesci’s banker in “Casino” as well as the television series Grounded for Life will be guest starring in the Thanksgiving Special of the hit web series Poor Paul. The episode will be released on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 27, 2008 at 10:00 AM PST.

“Working on Poor Paul was so much fun, it is a completely different experience than anything else I have done before! I was amazed at how they put together such a funny and entertaining show; it’s definitely a well-oiled machine,” says Riehle of his appearance on the series. Riehle has worked with Poor Paul director Sean Michael Beyer in the past with roles in his features “Down the PCH” and “Resurrection Mary.”

Noted as “entertaining, funny, and original…this series is not to be missed” by LA’s The Place and “short, clever and whimsical” by Campus Circle Newspaper, Poor Paul is a new media episodic comedy series that follows the adventures of Paul, a funny twenty-something, unlucky dreamer who creates outrageous fantasies in order to escape life. Each addictive, hilarious episode is approximately five minutes long, and is released every Tuesday on iTunes, YouTube, exclusively in HD on Koldcast TV and soon to be available to over 4 million TiVo subscribers.

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Formed in the fall of 2000, Eye Scream Films (ESF), created by director Sean Michael Beyer, has produced a variety of projects including: “Rapid Guy Movement,” “First Kiss,” and “Hey Baby.” From there, the company went on to produce their first full-length films “Down the P.C.H.,” and “Resurrection Mary.” Most recently, ESF produced the highly buzzed about “The Alyson Stoner Project,” a unique long form hybrid dance/fitness music video. During the postproduction, the idea of web-based series “Poor Paul” was born. Created by Sean Michael Beyer, Geoff Hoff, Steve Mancini, Zach Bennett, and Kevin Schlanser, and starring Kevin Schmidt [Cheaper By The Dozen 1&2, The Butterfly Effect], Zach Bennett [Down the PCH], Nicholas Braun [Sky High, Minutemen], Samantha Droke [The Suite Life of Zach & Cody], Floriana Lima [How I Met Your Mother] and Palmer Scott [Nip/Tuck] the new media, five minute long episodic comedy series follows Paul, a twenty something guy trying to deal with obnoxious roommates and the perils of life, all while living vicariously through his own Blog. Production began in July 2008 and the first episode premiered on September 16, 2008. The series can currently be seen on YouTube and exclusively in HD on Koldcast TV. Currently, Eye Scream Films has several projects in development, including two films titled “Randy’s Canvas” and “The Actual World.”

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