Brenton Thwaites is one of Hollywood’s most-rapidly rising stars. His versatility and allure have propelled him into a go-to leading-man talent. Appearing next on the highly anticipated “Titans” on Warner Brothers’ streaming platform, Brenton tackles his first superhero role as Dick Grayson. In addition to AN INTERVIEW WITH GOD, he shot the genre film Office Uprising, which he also executive produced. Audiences will also see him in the supernatural thriller Ghosts of War. Brenton also appeared in the fifth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise Dead Men Tell No Tales, alongside Johnny Depp. He has also had key roles in Gods of Egypt, Ride, and in the lead role of Jonas in the critically acclaimed film The Giver. Brenton has also earned high praise for Son of a Gun, Oculus, The Signal, and Maleficent. A graduate of Queensland University of Technology, he began his acting career on the Australian television series “SLiDE” and “Home and Away.” Brenton’s breakthrough role was the telefilm Blue Lagoon: The Awakening.
David Strathairn won the Volpi Cup at the Venice Film Festival and earned Best Actor nominations from the Academy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Independent Spirit Awards for his compelling portrait of legendary CBS news broadcaster Edward R. Murrow in George Clooney’s Oscar-nominated drama Good Night, and Good Luck. He won an Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in the HBO project, Temple Grandin in 2011 and was nominated in 2012 for his portrayal of John Dos Passos in HBO's Hemingway and Gellhorn. David’s impressive career includes roles in critically acclaimed films, including Bob Roberts, A League of Their Own, Losing Isaiah, The Firm, Sneakers, Dolores Claiborne, Home for the Holidays, The River Wild, and the Oscar-winning L.A. Confidential, for which David shared a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination with the all-star ensemble cast. Other movie credits include Memphis Belle, A Map of the World, Simon Birch, Lost in Yonkers, Missing in America, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twisted, The Bourne Ultimatum The Tempest, Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
Yael Grobglas stars in the dual roles of Petra Solano and Anezka on the critically acclaimed series “Jane The Virgin.” She also recurred as the role of Psi on “Supergirl.” Paris-born and Israel-raised, Yael began her acting career as the lead in two hit Israeli TV series “Ha'Yi” (The Island) and “Tanahu” (Give it a Rest). Later, she had a recurring role in the U.S. on “Reign” and starred in the pilot “The Selection,” also for the CW. On the feature-film side, she can be seen in Jeruzalem as well as AN INTERVIEW WITH GOD from director Perry Lang.
Charlbi Dean is the villainous comic book character Syonide in the CW series “Black Lightning.” In addition to AN INTERVIEW WITH GOD, Charlbi is also in the film Anhedonia, written and directed by Eric Swinderman. Charlbi’s previous credits include Don’t Sleep opposite Cary Elwes; Blood In The Water opposite Alex Russell; a lead role in Spud, opposite John Cleese; and its sequel, Spud 2: The Madness Continues. Outside of acting, Charlbi has a successful career in fashion having appeared in numerous fashion and beauty campaigns that include such brands as Cartier, Etam, Victoria Secret, Benetton, Clinique, Levi’s, and many more.
Hill Harper currently stars on the ABC hit drama “The Good Doctor.” His other regular series roles include “CSI: NY” (for which he received three consecutive Best Actor NAACP Image Awards), “Covert Affairs,” “Limitless,” and “Homeland.” His film roles include: All Eyez on Me, Concussion, 1982, For Colored Girls, The Visit (for which he received a Best Lead Actor nomination for the Independent Spirit Awards), Lackawanna Blues, The Skulls, In Too Deep, He Got Game, and Get on the Bus. In addition to his numerous other film and television credits, his Off-Broadway theatrical roles include: “Toast” (Public Theater), “Blue” (Roundabout Theater, opposite Phylicia Rashad), and “Dogeaters” (Public Theater, Obie Award).
Starting at age 17, Perry Lang has acted in more than 30 films and 70 hours of television. His film work includes Sam Fuller’s The Big Red One, Steven Spielberg’s 1941, and John Sayles’s Sunshine State, as well as Eight Men Out, playing one of the eight indicted baseball players who threw the 1919 World Series. His television work as an actor includes “MASH,” the Emmy®-winning special “Hewitt’s Just Different,” “A Rumor Of War,” and numerous guest appearances, including many that he has written or directed. Perry started professionally writing with “Tales From The Darkside.” Among a number of studio assignments, he wrote the first film he directed, Little Vegas and then rewrote the second he directed, Men of War. Since then Perry has directed more than 80 hours of television including “NYPD Blue,” “ER,” “Alias,” and “NCIS: Los Angeles.” Perry lives with his family in Santa Barbara, California and he is on the directing faculty at the AFI Conservatory.
Ken Aguado has been working in Hollywood for more than 25 years as a studio executive, producer, author, and screenwriter. As a production executive, Ken has worked for companies at Warner Bros., Sony, and Universal. In addition to AN INTERVIEW WITH GOD, his produced credits include The Salton Sea (Warner Bros) and Standing Up (ARC Entertainment), as well as two seasons of the cooking series “The Italian-American Cook.” His most recent film is Miracle on 42nd Street. Ken is a frequent guest speaker at film schools and entertainment industry events, around the country and around the world. He is also the co-author of “The Hollywood Pitching Bible,” the number-one pitching textbook used at film schools around the country — now in its third edition.