Friday, December 21, 2012

Da'VONE McDONALD signs with Innovative Artists Agency!


Da'VONE McDONALD has signed with INNOVATIVE ARTISTS AGENCY for representation across the board. Lead agent is Ian Arougheti, assisted by Sam Leigh. His manager remains Neil Hassman at Hassman Fitzgerald Entertainment. BIG D, as most people know him, has just booked WALK OF SHAME, written and directed by Steven Brill, starring Elizabeth Banks. He recently finished shooting the new Nick Stoller film, shot an episode of "Life & Times of RJ Berger", is in the feature "A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas", did a Special Guest Star role on HOUSE, MD, (as a college football player!), and was recently seen in Judd Apatow's "Get Him To The Greek". He's been in "A Midsummer Night's Rave", "Drillbit Taylor", & "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" in which, as bartender DWAYNE, he gets the BIGGEST laughs in the film!!

Booking: WALK OF SHAME - Hassman Fitzgerald & Innovative Artists







Da'Vone McDonald
Booked: WALK OF SHAME
Role: HULK
Represented By: Hassman Fitzgerald & Innovative Artists
Casting Director: Wood/Smith Casting
Additional Notes: BIG D is AWESOME!! He's just booked WALK OF SHAME, recently finished shooting the new Nick Stoller film, shot an episode of "Life & Times of RJ Berger", is featured "A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas", did a Special Guest Star role on HOUSE, MD, (as a college football player!), and was recently seen (in a great, funny role) in Judd Apatow's "Get Him To The Greek". He's been in "A Midsummer Night's Rave", "Drillbit Taylor", & "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" in which as the Bartender, DWAYNE, he gets the BIGGEST laughs in the film!!

Booking: EBAY - OneWorld Model & Talent










JAKE RENNER
Booked: EBAY
Role: Guard
Represented By: OneWorld Model & Talent
Casting Director: Broad-cast
Additional Notes: OneWorld Model and Talent congratulates Jake Renner for booking an EBAY commercial shooting in January. Other recent bookings by Jake include Cedar Fair and Positec. A native Russian speaker who also speaks English perfectly, Jake is now gearing up for Pilot Season! Congratulations Jake!

Booking: 90210 - Rectangle Entertainment







 KEYE CHEN
Booked: 90210, Episode 515, "Strange Brew"
Role: Young Guy
Represented By: Rectangle Entertainment
Casting Director: David Rapaport & Lyndsey Baldasare
Additional Notes: Keye (rhymes with "pie"!) is a creative and inventive young actor, skilled in both comedy and drama. He's got a lead role in an indie coming out soon called AVERY & PETE: SUPERSEEDS. He plays Pete, half of a pair of stoner buddies who find pills that grant them superpowers. You can see the very funny trailer here: http://www.superseedsmovie.com/



Booking: THE OFFICE - Rectangle Entertainment and The Levin Agency







JULIA CHO
Booked: THE OFFICE
Role: Manicurist
Represented By: Rectangle Entertainment and The Levin Agency
Casting Director: Allison Jones
Additional Notes: Congrats to Julia for her Streamy Awards nomination for "Best Female Performance: Comedy" for her work on "The Lizzie Bennet Diaries!" She's one of the best young comedic Asian actresses around. She recently shot COUGAR TOWN and DON'T TRUST THE B--- IN APT. 23, as well as a scene with Laura Dern on ENLIGHTENED and the pilot of REAL HUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD. She worked on two comedy pilots last year: WHITNEY and WORK IT. She also guest starred on FRESH BEAT BAND, HANNAH MONTANA, and I'M IN THE BAND. Julia was seen in a featured role in LARRY CROWNE.


Booking: The lady with the alligator purse - SwensonWilliams Talent Agency










Blake Shelson
Booked: The lady with the alligator purse
Role: Rich
Represented By: SwensonWilliams Talent Agency
Casting Director: Terri Taylor
Additional Notes: Very well done Blake! 2013 is looking really good! Jessa & Sakura SwensonWilliams Talent Agency

Booking: THE MINDY PROJECT - Rectangle Entertainment







JASON SIMS-PREWITT
Booked: THE MINDY PROJECT, Episode #115, "Mindy's Birthday"
Role: POLICEMAN
Represented By: Rectangle Entertainment
Casting Director: Jeanne McCarthy
Additional Notes: Jason is a strong actor, skilled in both comedy and drama. He was very funny in a recent recurring role on HOW TO ROCK as a beefy mall cop. He's got a strong dramatic reel and feature film credits including THE FIGHTING TEMPTATIONS and DRUMLINE. He just shot roles on CASTLE, 90210, SCANDAL, and the feature REALITE.



Booking: CASTLE - Hassman Fitzgerald Ent.








Julian Stone
Booked: CASTLE
Role: Mike Chilean
Represented By: Hassman Fitzgerald Ent.
Casting Director: Kendra Castlebury
Additional Notes: JULIAN is having a PERFECT 2012 Year End!! He's just booked this CASTLE, just prior shot a SUBURGATORY, before that, MARON (improv comedy), and before that the new comedy MR. BOX OFFICE (yes, he's FUNNY and all were Guest Stars) He's starred in a number of films, plays, did a MULTI YEAR CONTRACT LEAD on GENERAL HOSPITAL (from which he STILL has a huge fan-base), has done a bazillion guest stars, and has an incredibly great resume/body of work...(including starring for William Friedkin at South Coast Rep)!!!