Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Booking: UNIVERSAL STUDIOS - Gem Entertainment Group

JOSH POLIT
Booked: Universal Studios
Role: Josh
Represented By: Gem Entertainment Group
Casting Director: Ross Lacy

Booking: AGENT CARTER - Spotlight Management

J. ANTHONY MCCARTHY
Booked: AGENT CARTER Episode #105
Role: PETE THE NEWSPAPER MAN
Represented By: Spotlight Management
Casting Director: Sarah Finn Casting

Booking: THE LAST SHIP - Spotlight Management

DOC FARROW
Booked: THE LAST SHIP Episode #205
Role: Crowd Member
Represented By: Spotlight Management
Casting Director: Gary Zuckerbrod

Booking: MARRY ME - Spotlight Management

THOMAS ASHWORTH
Booked: MARRY ME, Episode #113 “F Me"
Role: FRED
Represented By: Spotlight Management
Casting Director: Josh Einsohn Casting

Booking: NASHVILLE - Lisa Lax Agency



AUSTIN HALEY
Booked: NASHVILLE Episode #314
Role: Label head #3
Represented By: Lisa Lax Agency
Casting Director: Mark Fincannon
Additional Notes: Austin most recently booked the role of Dwayne in the feature film, "I Saw the Light." Congratulations Austin on these 2 great bookings!

Booking: CRIMINAL MINDS - Spotlight Management

THOMAS ASHWORTH
Booked: CRIMINAL MINDS, Episode #1014 "Hero Worship"
Role: ELDERLY MAN
Represented By: Spotlight Management
Casting Director: Scott David

The Lisa Lax agency has signed Gino Vento!

Gino just wrapped up two recurring roles, one for the new Netflix Original series titled Bloodline out March 2015 as Rafi Quintana playing opposite of Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn and Jamie McShane. Second recurring role on Complications as Oscar ‘Tico’ Rodriguez for Channel USA out this summer 2015. In addition a costarring in the new Jennifer Lopez and Viola Davis film Lila & Eve as Aza Colon. Gino just recently relocated to NYC from Miami Florida. We are thrilled to have him !

The Lisa Lax Agency signs French-African actor, “Jean Francois Ogoubiyi.

You can see Jean-Francois opposite Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Mackie in the film "SHELTER" directed by Paul Bettany which recently premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Last year following a worldwide casting search, he was called back by casting director Mindy Marin and ultimately did the chemistry read for a lead role in the film "THE GOOD LIE" starring Reese Witherspoon, directed by Philippe Falardeau, which also played at TIFF. I am also the French voice of Chris Robinson in a series of commercials for "HAY DAY" currently airing in France.

Booking: FOREVER - Lisa Lax Agency



MARTINO CAPUTO
Booked: FOREVER Episode #117
Role: Driver
Represented By: Lisa Lax Agency
Casting Director: Suzanne Ryan
Additional Notes: You can also see Martino as Jake in "Profano Noman." This is Martino's 5 co-starring role. We're thrilled for his recent success!

Success Story: GARY SIMPSON

Gary Simpson will be seen as HOBART SHOWALTER in HBO/Cinemax’s new series “The Knick” starring Clive Owen and directed by Steven Soderbergh premiering in 2014. Gary can also be seen as PRITSCHISCH in "The Merry Widow" at the Metropolitan Opera in the Fall of 2014. He will sing SWEENEY in "Sweeney Todd" at the Globe Theater in Odessa Texas as well as IAGO in “Otello” with the Kalamazoo Symphony. Gary was just seen in the American Premier of the opera "Matsukaze" in the role of THE MONK at the Spoleto Festival this summer. He also performed THE MONK at the Lincoln Center Festival. Gary was seen as MILES GLORIOSUS in "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum" with TheatreZone, Florida - Naples' Professional Theatre Company. Gary, Metropolitan Opera baritone, sang MEPHISTOPHELES in "Faust" with Opera Naples and his third production of SWEENEY in "Sweeney Todd" with the Nevada Opera. Mr Simpson was also seen as SCARPIA and PIZZARO in Frankfurt, Germany and also IAGO with the Arizona Opera.

Booking: AT&T - Church-Hugger Management and Coast To Coast

AVA KOLKER
Booked: AT&T
Role: Girl
Represented By: Church-Hugger Management and Coast To Coast
Casting Director: Joe Blake Casting
Additional Notes: Ava has now booked her third major national commercial along with a host of internet commercials, TV shows, and feature films. You can currently see Ava on Girl Meets World where she recurs as the adorable Ava Morganstein.