Cynthia Nixon to Play Penny Arcade in British Show

If you’ve seen Cynthia Nixon looking busty and pouty in New York recently, it’s because she’s channeling Village performing arts fixture Penny Arcade. Ms. Nixon is currently shooting British ITV’s drama An Englishman in New York, a follow-up to the 1975 TV movie The Naked Civil Servant, according to Variety.

John Hurt reprises his role as English eccentric Quentin Crisp and follows his arrival in New York in the early ’80s, where the flamboyant writer and raconteur was embraced by celebrities and artists.