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Johnny Games©™ The Movie*Announces Principle Cast for their upcoming Epic Featurette Film!
Johnny Games©™ The Movie*Announces Principle Cast for their upcoming Epic Featurette Film! Charlie Boy Productions™first featurette film is firing on all cylinders & shooting schedule approaching the principle cast members have been released.
Nicholas Givanio is set to play the lead role Johnny Games, with years of preparation due to the nature of the physical requirements needed for the role, he will perform all his own stunts. Nicholas has had numerous principal parts in film and television. He has starred in music videos for Virgin Music Company's band Saving Abel, national commercials for EA Sports and PlayStation , runways - LA Fashion Week, advertisements for Hugo Boss, stage-LA Opera- Placido Domingo's World Premier “Il Postino”, television shows such as CBS’S NCIS LA, NBC’S Chuck, and NBC’S Outlaw. Currently starring in the hit show Freelancers The Series. Still relatively a new fresh face to Hollywood's elite, once you see his performance and skills in this film, there will be no doubt that a new movie star is in town to stay. "This is my coming out party. I feel that my whole life has led me to train and prepare for this role and I will not disappoint, Since I was a little boy I had always dreamed of playing a super hero character. I decided to create and write my own, and that's what I have done. I am Making my Dreams The World's Reality"-said Nicholas Givanio.
Roger Rignack is signed on to play the lead Villain Mob Boss (Gio Rossini). Roger is no stranger to the silver screen, having been a lead cast member (Dom) in the film True Love, 1989's Grand Jury Prize winner at Sundance Film Festival, to name one of the many great performance's in Rogers long career. He has a long listed resume with performances in "Friends and Enemies", and Crimes and Misdamenors, directed by Woody Allen, and numerous television appearances on such shows as, Mad Men, Dexter, and Marvin and Marvin to name a few. "We were all ecstatic when Roger signed on to play Gio Rossini in Johnny Games©™. Roger's enthusiasm from day one was unmatched and we are proud to have him on board for this epic adventure." stated Nicholas Givanio.
The leading lady in this action packed super hero thriller will be nothing less then captivating on screen. Emilia Zoryan (Katrina Games) recently most known for taking your breath away as Chole Webb in the award winning independent film drama "Falling Overnight". This star has a stellar list of credits in her young career. She has a BA degree in Economics and Russian Language from UCLA.
Ian Roberts is on board to play government agent Mason. Ian's physical presence on camera is nothing less than spectacular and by no means takes way from his brilliant performances in whatever character he portrays. An Australian actor, model and former professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s and 1990s. He studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney. In 2005, Roberts had a brief cameo in the Australian film Little Fish, starring Cate Blanchett and Hugo Weaving. He appeared in the 2006 motion picture Superman Returns as Riley, a henchman of Lex Luthor. In 2009, Roberts appeared in the Australian television mini-series Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities. He starred in The Cut on ABC1 . In 2012, Ian landed his first starring role in the film Saltwater, starring opposite Ronnie Kerr, which is also Ian's first role playing a gay man.
Bret Green is signed to play Jimmy Games.
Born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan, he made his acting debut at age 10. Shortly after receiving his Bachelor's degree in marketing and public relations from Western Michigan University, moving to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of becoming a successful working actor. Bret has studied with acting coach Margie Haber. Bret is best known for is roles in short film Lucid Dreams as (Jack) and short film Coming Home as (Tyler Atwood)." Bret's emotional range is superb and he was the right fit for the physically demanding and gritty role of Jimmy Games."-Nicholas Givanio
Ivan Borntrager will play Jujube, an intriguing mobster that does what he has to do to survive. Ivan is a gifted photographer, writer and musician, as well as an award-winning thespian. He has starred in numerous Shakespeare Festival productions at the prestigious Ramona Bowl as well as a slew of productions at MSJC. His film work consists of a stack of Witness Pictures projects, including his award-winning (and disturbing) portrayal of the titular character's father in Lisl And The Lorlok. He has highly versatile skills as an actor, ability to improve and willingness to do just about anything. He is most recently working with Nicholas Givanio as a fellow principal lead character in the hit show Freelancers The Series.
Other Key Supporting Cast include 10 year old Jeremy Jude playing Nicky Games, a young talented actor with a ton of talent for his age. Hollywood can look forward to many great performances from him in Johnny Games©™ and in years to come.
Talia Montgomery (Agent Nell) and Luke Woodruff (Agent Rameriz) polish off the government agent cast with an extremely well rounded range of emotion, creating such a natural and real feel for the roles.
The rest of the mobster cast is rounded off with such perfection, each character fits perfectly giving it such a "straight out of Italian organized crime" feel you can't help but wonder if these characters are really in the mob.
Seasoned SAG actor Mark Alexander Hertz will play mobster under-boss Dominic Dalengo. Johnny Marigliano, Brooklyn born (could not get any closer to the real deal) will play mobster, right hand man, hot headed, Peppers Vernari.
The edgy yet mellow cold blooded hit man for the mob (Bananas Benero) will be played by veteran SAG actor Ken Lyle. Talented Jared Moore brings to life the mobs errand boy Frankie Pantini.
"It's such an exciting process to be able to have compiled such a professional credited cast that fits every character exactly as I had created them in my head, while writing Johnny Games©™. This cast is nothing less than amazing, and that will show with each and every performance in this film. Every character, no matter how small of a part it appears to be, is absolutely huge and critical to the creation of the world of Johnny Games. Every second of every shot and frame matters, and the world will see how special this is in the next coming months."-Nicholas Givanio
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Page Updated Last on: Apr 25, 2013