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Producer Todd Lieberman and Writer Virgil Williams to Guest Star on Next 2 Episodes of ‘CIRCUIT BREAKER: THE EXTRAS’

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NEW YORK – MARCH 24, 2020 – Today, AwardsCircuit announced that producer Todd Lieberman (“The Aeronauts” and “Wonder”) and Academy Award nominated screenwriter Virgil Williams (“Mudbound“) will be the next guest stars on the brand new ‘Circuit Breaker: The Extras’ video podcast, following on from the success of the recent Paul Walter Hauser interview.

Lieberman will guest star on Thursday, March 26, at 12:00 pm EST, while Williams will feature on Sunday, March 29, at 12:00 pm EST.

With many readers at home in self-isolation due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, AwardsCircuit is committed to bringing regular and engaging content through the “Community Engagement Initiative.”

toddliebermanLieberman produced his first film in 2003 with Steve Martin’s “Bringing Down the House” and earnt his first Academy Award nomination with the 2010 boxing drama “The Fighter,” starring Christian Bale and directed by David O. Russell.

In recent years, Lieberman has had success with Tom Harper’s balloon epic “The Aeronauts” with Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, as well as “Wonder” starring Jacob Tremblay and based on the New York Times Bestseller. He has a slate of films upcoming in the next couple of years, including the live-action adaptation of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” which is still in early stages.

virgilwilliams imdbshotWilliams earnt his first Academy Award nomination with his first written feature film “Mudbound” in 2017, a screenplay that he co-wrote with the film’s immensely talented director Dee Rees.

Before his “Mudbound” success, Williams had an illustrious career in television writing, having penned episodes of the Emmy Award winning shows “24,” “ER,” as well as “The Chicago Code.” Williams has also found himself as a producer, having served as an executive producer on “Criminal Minds,” which he also wrote scripts for over many years.

Circuit Breaker: The Extras” is released as a podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and all other major podcast releasing platforms. The video recording is streamed LIVE on the AwardsCircuit Media YouTube channel. The stream is LIVE, and listeners and readers can engage by submitting questions LIVE during the episode recording.”

Join us on March 26 for our interview with Todd Lieberman and on March 29 for our talk with Virgil Williams. If you have questions, comments, or fun hashtag games to submit, put it down below in the comments section!

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The Awards Circuit has been the premier entertainment and awards site since May 2008. It is owned and operated by Editor-in-Chief Clayton Davis. AC also staffs an eclectic group of writers, all from different walks of life, and all from different areas of the world.

Awards Circuit is committed to delivering unbiased news and awards coverage to both industry professionals and dedicated fans of film, television, music, and theatre. Our diverse team of writers provides an in-depth analysis of both American and international entertainment.


Circuit Breaker: The Extras” is a spin-off from “Circuit Breaker! The Awards & TV Podcast,” a weekly podcast hosted by Clayton Davis, along with panelists including Christopher James, Mark Johnson, Joey Magidson, and Karen Peterson. Along with other special guests, they discuss movies, television, and all the award shows that need predicting. New episodes of “Circuit Breaker” are released every Monday. Episodes of “Circuit Breaker: The Extras” are announced and scheduled via site announcements or on our social media platforms. Make sure to follow for more. All podcast episodes are produced and edited by Drew Griffith. All media releases are under THE CIRCUIT BREAKER MEDIA NETWORK.


Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick-off to the awards season, the Critics’ Choice Awards. He’s also an active member of New York Film Critics Online, International Press Academy, Black Reel Awards and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Clayton has been quoted and appeared in various outlets, including The New York, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film and The Hollywood Reporter.


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