CHLOË GRACE MORETZ (Luli McMullen) began a career in entertainment at the tender age of five. She began in New York City as a national model in many print outlets and television commercials. At age six she moved with her family to Los Angeles where her career took a theatrical turn. Quickly after moving to California, Moretz booked a recurring role on the CBS show “The Guardian” with Simon Baker. She had the fortune of being directed by Emilio Estevez for her very first theatrical outing. Her first feature film came soon thereafter in an independent film THE HEART OF THE BEHOLDER. She immediately booked a lead role in Michael Bay's remake of THE AMITYVILLE HORROR for MGM opposite Ryan Reynolds and received critical acclaim for that role in which she was called upon to display a wide array of emotions.
Moretz starred in the action-packed film adaptation of Mark Millar’s comic book KICK-ASS. The story follows a 15-year-old boy’s attempts to become a real-life super-hero, however he has no powers or any reason to choose to fight crime. Moretz plays the part of Hit-Girl, a ferocious potty-mouthed 11-year-old who fights crime by teaming up with her father, Big-Daddy, played by Nicolas Cage. The film has received rave reviews from advanced screenings, earning Moretz the title of “most likely to succeed it-girl in the making” from Teen Vogue Magazine.
On March 19th, 2010, DIARY OF A WIMPY KID was released, the theatrical remake of Jeff Kinney’s popular children’s book series of the same name. Moretz plays the role of Angie, an intense middle school girl dressed in all black who is much smarter than her peers.
Moretz is currently in production on Tim Burton’s DARK SHADOWS set to release in 2012. Moretz will star alongside Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, and Michelle Pfeiffer in this gothic-horror tale centering on the life of vampire Barnabas Collins (Depp) and his run-ins with various monsters, witches, werewolves and ghosts. The story is based on the popular "Dark Shadows" TV series.
EDDIE REDMAYNE (Eddie) has already made his mark working with the top directors and talent in the industry today. This November, he will star in The Weinstein Company’s MY WEEK WITH MARILYN where he portrays ‘Colin Clark’ alongside Michelle Williams, Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson and Kenneth Branagh. He has also filmed the pilot of a new film for television for HBO, THE MIRACULOUS YEAR, written by Tony-winner John Logan and directed by Oscar®-winning director Kathryn Bigelow.
Currently Redmayne is filming BIRDSONG with Clemence Poesy. This BBC One two part series is an adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ epic love story BIRDSONG set during the First World War. The film will release in 2012. In October, Redmayne will soon begin rehearsal portraying Richard in Shakespeare’s RICHARD II opening at the Donmar Warehouse in London in December.
Redmayne was seen in the Golden Globe and Emmy nominated THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH , an epic television mini-series adaptation of Ken Follett’s bestselling novel in which he stars alongside Matthew MacFadyen, Hayley Atwell and Rufus Sewell, with Ridley Scott as executive producer. His other television credits include the leading role of Angel Clare alongside Gemma Arterton in the acclaimed BBC adaptation of TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES.
Redmayne was seen in THE YELLOW HANDKERCHIEF, with Maria Bello and William Hurt and he also played the role of ‘Osmund’ in BLACK DEATH directed by Christopher Smith. He starred in Stephen Poliakoff’s GLORIOUS 39, opposite Romola Garai, Julie Christie, Bill Nighy and Juno Temple and POWDER BLUE by Timothy Linh Bui with Jessica Biel and Forrest Whittaker.
Redmayne made his on screen debut in 2006 in Robert De Niro's dramatic thriller THE GOOD SHEPHERD starring Matt Damon and Angelina Jolie; critics raved about Redmayne’s performance, often singling him out as the stand-out of the film. In 2007, Redmayne also had a supporting role in ELIZABETH: THE GOLDEN AGE directed by Shekhar Kapur, and co-starring Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush and Clive Owen. He appeared with Toni Collette in the crime thriller LIKE MINDS, THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL with Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson and SAVAGE GRACE with Julianne Moore.
In 2010, Redmayne won both Tony and Laurence Olivier Awards for ‘Best Supporting Actor’ for his outstanding performance in Michael Grandage’s critically acclaimed theatrical production RED which transferred from the Donmar Warehouse to the Golden Theatre on Broadway. Redmayne starred opposite Alfred Molina in this two-handed production. He received critical acclaim for his West End performance in Edward Albee's powerful drama THE GOAT OR WHO IS SYLVIA? where he played a troubled teen opposite Jonathan Pryce. The role won him the 2004 London Evening Standard Award and the 2005 London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer. He was also nominated at the 2005 Olivier Awards for the Best Performance in a Supporting Role. Following this, he took to the stage in Christopher Shinn's new play, NOW OR LATER, showing at the Royal Court Theatre. He will return for the last performance at Domar this December as Richard II.
Prior to HICK, RORY CULKIN (Clement) last starred in Dimension Films’ SCREAM 4, opposite Hayden Panettiere, Emma Roberts and Courtney Cox. Culkin was also recently seen in director Joel Schumacher’s young drug drama, TWELVE with Chace Crawford and in Derick Martini’s LYMELIFE opposite Alec Baldwin.
Additional film credits include Patrick Stettner’s THE NIGHT LISTENER for Hart/Sharp opposite Robin Williams, THE CHUMSCRUBBER with Glenn Close and Jamie Bell, the independent films DOWN IN THE VALLEY opposite Edward Norton and Evan Rachel Wood, and THE ZODIAC with Justin Chambers and Robin Tunney. He starred in Paramount Classics’ MEAN CREEK which picked up the Independent Spirit Award for Best Ensemble Cast. He was seen in IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY where he starred opposite Michael and Kirk Douglas. He appeared in the feature films, SIGNS opposite Mel Gibson and IGBY GOES DOWN. Prior to that, he co-starred in the Showtime film, OFF SEASON with Hume Cronyn. His first film appearance was in 20th Century Fox’s THE GOOD SON. Other films include GETTING EVEN WITH DAD, AMANDA and Warner Brothers’ RICHIE RICH, playing the four-year-old Richie.
Culkin was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for his performance opposite Laura Linney and Mark Ruffalo in the Paramount Classics release YOU CAN COUNT ON ME, directed by Kenny Lonergan. Television credits include playing Denis Leary’s son on the ABC television series “The Job,” as well as a stand-out guest star role on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
Rory Culkin was born in New York City as the seventh child in a family of seven.
JULIETTE LEWIS (Tammy) has been recognized as one of Hollywood's most talented and versatile actors of her generation since she first stunned audiences and critics alike with her Oscar®-nominated performance as 'Danielle Bowden' in CAPE FEAR. To date, she has worked with some of the most revered directors in the industry, including Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, Lasse Hallström, Oliver Stone, and Garry Marshall. Whether lending dramatic authenticity or a natural comedic flair to her roles, Lewis graces the screen with remarkable range and an original and captivating style.
Lewis was born in Hollywood and by the age of 6, she knew she wanted to be a performer. At 12, Lewis landed her first leading role in the Showtime miniseries “Home Fires.” After appearing in several TV sitcoms including “The Wonder Years,” she made her move to film, starring with Chevy Chase in NATIONAL LAMPOON'S CHRISTMAS VACATION and with Jennifer Jason Leigh in the drama CROOKED HEARTS. At 16, Lewis starred in the critically acclaimed television movie “Too Young to Die?,” catching the attention of Martin Scorsese, who cast her in his thriller CAPE FEAR. Her powerful scenes with Robert De Niro captured the quiet complexities of adolescence and earned her an Oscar® nomination and Golden Globe nomination for “Best Supporting Actress.” Her auditorium scene with De Niro goes down in movie-making history as one of cinema's classic scenes.
Lewis next worked with Woody Allen in HUSBANDS AND WIVES, playing a self-assured college coed with a penchant for older men and, particularly, her married professor. She quickly followed suit with a succession of starring roles in a variety of blockbusters and critically acclaimed projects including KALIFORNIA, ROMEO IS BLEEDING, WHAT'S EATING GILBERT GRAPE and NATURAL BORN KILLERS, Oliver Stone's controversial media satire about two mass murderers who become legendary folk heroes. Lewis's other credits include the Nora Ephron comedy MIXED NUTS, with Steve Martin and Adam Sandler; the sci-fi action film STRANGE DAYS, with Ralph Fiennes and Angela Bassett; Quentin Tarantino's vampire tale FROM DUSK TILL DAWN, with George Clooney; EVENING STAR with Shirley MacLaine; the Gary Marshall directed THE OTHER SISTER and OLD SCHOOL co-starring opposite Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn, and Will Ferrell.
In addition to her film career, Lewis has continued to add roles to her growing list of television credits with a performance in Showtime’s “My Louisiana Sky,” for which she secured an Emmy® nomination, and a starring role in the Mira Nair directed HBO’s film “Hysterical Blindness,” alongside Uma Thurman and Gena Rowlands. Lewis has also made television cameos in “My Name is Earl” and TNT’s “Memphis Beat.”
After a six-year hiatus from film to pursue her burgeoning music career exclusively, Lewis announced her return to acting with five movies. In 2009, Juliette starred alongside Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristen Wiig, Jimmy Fallon and Eve in the comedy directed by Drew Barrymore, WHIP IT (Fox Searchlight.) She also appeared in the romantic comedy THE SWITCH, opposite Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman and Patrick Wilson. In 2010, Lewis appeared in Mark Ruffalo’s directorial debut SYMPATHY FOR DELICIOUS. Juliette costarred alongside Orlando Bloom, Ruffalo and Laura Linney and the film took home the US Dramatic Special Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
During the same year, Lewis was cast in the acclaimed indie-drama CONVICTION, which starred Hilary Swank, Melissa Leo, Minnie Driver and Sam Rockwell. Critics hailed her performance in the film. Time Magazine praised Lewis’ “scene stealing moments” as a devious ex-girlfriend while Entertainment Weekly raved, “Juliette Lewis reminds fans why we want her to run free forever.” The San Francisco Chronicle also proclaimed, “her character work should be studied in schools. Just remarkable.”
Juliette Lewis resides in Los Angeles and is currently recording a new studio album set for release in 2012.
BLAKE LIVELY (Glenda) recently appeared opposite Ryan Reynolds in Warner Bros.’ GREEN LANTERN, as well as opposite Ben Affleck, Jeremy Renner and Jon Hamm in THE TOWN; a critically acclaimed Boston-set crime drama that Affleck also directed. Her roles in the two films helped her garner the 2011 CinemaCon “Breakthrough Performer of the Year” award. Lively recently wrapped production on Oliver Stone’s SAVAGES, the highly-anticipated dramatic thriller in which she stars; set for release in fall of 2012.
Lively is currently in production on the fifth season of The CW’s hit drama “Gossip Girl,” based on the tremendously popular book series about privileged teenagers in New York City, in which she stars as Serena van der Woodsen; Lively has won three Teen Choice Awards for her performance in the series.
In November 2009, Lively stared in Rebecca Miller’s THE PRIVATE LIVES OF PIPPA LEE, with Robin Wright Penn and Maria Bello. She had her film debut in 2005 as Bridget in the Warner Bros. hit THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS and then reprised her role in the film’s sequel, THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS 2, in August 2008. Lively also appeared on the big screen starring alongside Justin Long and Jonah Hill in Universal’s ACCEPTED, directed by Steve Pink (screenwriter of HIGH FIDELITY), as well as the independent feature ELVIS & ANNABELLE, starring opposite Max Minghella and Mary Steenburgen.Lively currently serves as Official Ambassador to Chanel’s Mademoiselle handbag line, for which she appears in a campaign shot by Karl Lagerfeld.
ALEC BALDWIN (Beau) is a graduate of New York University (BFA-Tisch, 94) and was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from NYU in 2010. He last appeared on stage in the 2010 Guild Hall (East Hampton) production of Peter Shaffer’s EQUUS, directed by Tony Walton. Other stage includes the Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2006 production of Joe Orton’s Entertaining MR. SLOANE, directed by Scott Ellis. LOOT (Broadway-1986; Theatre World Award), Caryl Churchill's SERIOUS MONEY (Broadway-1988), PRELUDE TO A KISS (Circle Rep.- 1990; Obie Award), A STREET CAR NAMED DESIRE (Broadway-1992; Tony nomination), Macbeth (NYSF-1998), THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (Roundabout-2004). (Also The Hartman in Stamford, Williamstown, Bay Street).
Baldwin has appeared in over forty films, including BEETLE JUICE, WORKING GIRL, MIAMI BLUES, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER, GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, MALICE, THE JUROR, THE EDGE, GHOSTS OF MISSISSIPPI, STATE AND MAIN, THE CAT IN THE HAT, THE COOLER (National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor, Oscar® nomination),THE AVIATOR, THE DEPARTED and IT’S COMPLICATED, among many others.
On television Baldwin currently stars with Tina Fey on NBC’s “30 Rock”, winner of the 2007, 2008 and 2009 Emmy® for Outstanding Comedy Series. Baldwin has received five SAG Awards, three Golden Globes®, the Television Critics Award and two Emmy awards as Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance on the show. In 2011, Alec received his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.His company, El Dorado Pictures, has produced several projects including “Nuremberg: Infamy On Trial” for TNT television (Emmy® nomination), “The Confession” for Showtime (WGA award for best adapted screenplay) and David Mamet’s film, STATE AND MAIN.
Alec Baldwin is also a dedicated supporter of numerous causes related to public policy and the arts. He serves on the boards of People For The American Way, The Hamptons International Film Festival and Guild Hall of East Hampton. He is an active supporter of The Radiation and Public Health Project, East Hampton Day Care Center, The Actors Fund, The Public Theatre/New York Shakespeare Festival, The Roundabout Theatre, People for the Ethical treatment of Animals and The Water Keeper Alliance, among many others.
Baldwin’s book, A PROMISE TO OURSELVES (St. Martin’s Press) was published in paperback in the Fall of 2009.