Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Success Story: FRANCES UKU




Here is another segment of Success Stories, the column devoted to the triumphs of our hardworking actors. This month we have chosen the accomplished artist; Frances Uku Frances got her MFA in Acting from the Harvard/ART Institute/Moscow Art Theatre School and also trained at The Second City. Fave credits include new plays with New York City's LAByrinth Theater Company, The New Group, Women Center Stage Festival plus a few "slightly older" plays with the Independent Shakespeare Company in Los Angeles. She made her television debut on the final season of hit sitcom Girlfriends on The CW and has also played leads in a few small indie films. Proud member: SAG-AFTRA & Equity. Fave collaborator names to drop: Debbie Allen, Barbara Kopple, Israel Horovitz, Katori Hall, and Ethan Hawke. Dream directors: Steve McQueen and Carol Morley. Home: some point between NYC/LA/Lagos/Leeds.

Tweets: @missuku : Website: www.francesuku.com

Sponsor a Starving Actor

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Ken Arnold Appearing in MEN IN BLACK 3







KEN ARNOLD
Booked: MEN IN BLACK 3
Repped By: Maultsby Talent
Casting By: Ellen Chenoweth

Monday, May 21, 2012

Dave Vescio appearing in HICK



In Theaters NOW! See DAVE VESCIO in HICK. Booking originally posted March 2011. The film stars Alec Baldwin, Blake Lively, Chloe Moretz, Juliette Lewis, Eddie Redmayne, Rory Culkin, Ray McKinnon, and Anson Mount. It was directed by Derick Martini (a protégé of Martin Scorcese), casted by Eyde Belasco, and written by Andrea Portes (who also wrote the novel ‘Hick’). STORY LINE: A Nebraska teen gets more than she bargained for when she sets out for the bright lights of Las Vegas. See Dave playing “The Stranger”: a tough lowlife billiards player who’s ‘got a face that'd make a freight train take a dirt road.’ And he’s furious when Eddie hustles him, so he makes a devil's bargain with Eddie for the cash he's owed.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Christina Joy Howard in THE LAST DAY



90210 Talent client, Christina Joy Howard is one of the founding members of Loft Ensemble (www.loftensemble.com) in DTLA. They put on amazing productions are currently they are performing "The Last Day". The play revolves a playwright who discovers that her dad was CIA while writing a play about his involvement in the evacuations of Saigon in 1975 during the Vietnam war. Christina wrote this play based on her true life experiences with actual recordings by her father, Bruce Howard. It's a wonderful show and if you do post these type of things, the show has 4 dates left 5/19, 5/20, 5/26 and 5/27 (Saturdays at 8pm/Sundays at 7pm). We'd really love to get people out to see this play. It is wonderful. The show has also received great press reviews LA STAGE TIMES

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Casey Sander appearing in THE BIG BANG THEORY Season Finale




WILL CASEY SANDER (AKA Mr. Rostenkowski)BE WALKING HIS LITTLE GIRL DOWN THE AISLE ON "THE BIG BANG THEORY" FINALE THURSDAY NIGHT, MAY 10th at (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) ON CBS? Chuck Lorre alum, actor Casey Sander (16 Blocks, Justfied, Grace Under Fire, Home Improvement, The Middle, etc...) reprises his role once again as Bernadette's Father is this episode.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Casey Sander appearing in THE BIG BANG THEORY on CBS!




Don’t Miss 'The Big Bang Theory' Tonight! Actor CASEY SANDER is reuniting with Exec. Producer Chuck Lorre and will “Guest Star” in the final 2 episodes of the season as “Bernadette’s” (Melissa Rauch) father Mr. Rostenkowski. From THE BUZZ "The Big Bang Theory casts Casey Sander Cast Bernadette's Father! Meet him May 3rd". And from THR "'The Big Bang Theory': 'Grace Under Fire' Neighbor to Play Bernadette's Dad"