Emmy nominated actress, producer and director Elizabeth Banks has become one of Hollywood’s most sought after and versatile actresses, easily navigating between stage and screen, comedy and drama. She is widely known for her role as ‘Effie Trinket’ in the international hit film series The Hunger Games. In addition to acting, she recently wrapped production on her feature directorial debut with Pitch Perfect 2, the sequel to Pitch Perfect about a women’s college acapella group where she will reprise her role as commentator ‘Gail.’ She is also producing the film along with her husband, Max Handelman, through their company, Brownstone Productions.
Jacob Lofland was recently named one of IndieWire's “20 actors under 20 to Watch” for his riveting performance in Little Accidents opposite Elizabeth Banks, Boyd Holbrook, Josh Lucas, and Chloë Sevigny. Jacob made his feature debut in the indie film, Mud directed by Jeff Nichols. Mud premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012 and Jacob had a star-making role alongside both Reese Witherspoon and Matthew McConaughey. Jacob recently wrapped the History Channel mini-series Texas Rising opposite Bill Paxton and from the creators of Hatfields & McCoys. He is next filming Maze Runner 2: The Scorching Trials for FOX. Jacob is 18 and based in Arkansas.
Boyd Holbrook is quickly amassing an impressive resume of diverse roles, starring among some of the most well-respected actors in Hollywood. Holbrook currently costars opposite Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader in Skeleton Twins. He can also currently be seen in Universal Pictures’ A Walk Among The Tombstones, from director Scott Frank. In the film he stars opposite Liam Neeson as “Peter Kristo,” a troubled youth that turns to drugs in the face of a downward spiral depression. Holbrook next starred opposite Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike in David Fincher’s Gone Girl, based on the popular book of the same title, which was released on October 3rd by Twentieth Century Fox.
Josh Lucas’ film career began by accident in 1979 when a small Canadian film production shot on the tiny coastal South Carolina Island, Sullivan’s Island, where Lucas and his family lived. Unbeknownst to the filmmakers, 8-year-old Lucas was hiding in the sand dunes watching filming during the climactic scene where teenage lovers engage in a lovesick fight. It was during this experience that Lucas decided to pursue a career in film, which he has now done for nearly three decades. Lucas currently resides in New York City.
Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe winning actress Chloë Sevigny will next be seen starring in the Untitled Kzk Project for Netflix. The television series is about a family of adult siblings whose secrets and lies are revealed when their black sheep brother returns home; the series is produced by the creators of Damages, Glenn Kessler, Todd Kessler and Daniel Zelman. Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard and Ben Mendelsohn also star in the series, due out in 2015.