Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Clive Owen has been selected to narrate the groundbreaking new television series from FOX Sports Media Group, BEING: LIVERPOOL. The six-episode series by Emmy Award-winning producer Scott Boggins is set to debut on Sunday, Sept. 16 on FOX, either preceding (3:00 PM ET) or following (4:30 PM ET) local NFL on FOX singleheader coverage and is available to a worldwide audience of well over 300 million homes.
BEING: LIVERPOOL profiles one of soccer’s most iconic and influential sporting institutions in Liverpool Football Club. The documentary marks the first time that cameras have been allowed inside a Barclays Premier League locker room, with FOX Sports onsite during the club’s formative transition under new manager Brendan Rodgers. Never before has this type of access been seen inside a global football power.
Owen’s inclusion adds another layer of authenticity to BEING: LIVERPOOL, as the renownEd English actor, who has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, is a lifelong fan of the Anfield club. The London native broke onto the scene starring in Mike Hodges’ sleeper hit Croupier and later went on to earn a Golden Globe Award and pick-up an Academy Award nomination for his work in Mike Nichols’ Closer alongside Julia Roberts, Jude Law and Natalie Portman. His credits also include a starring role opposite Angelina Jolie in the romantic war drama Beyond Borders; the Mike Hodges thriller I’ll Sleep When I Am Dead; Sin City, which co-starred Bruce Willis, Benicio Del Toro, Rosario Dawson and Jessica Alba; Spike Lee’s thriller Inside Man opposite Denzel Washington and Jodie Foster; Alfonso Cuaron’s critically acclaimed action-packed film Children of Men opposite Julianne Moore and Michael Caine and most recently was seen in the HBO film Hemingway and Gellhorn for which he received a Best Actor Emmy nomination.
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