Julian De Zotti is a Toronto based actor, writer, producer, and director. As an actor he has appeared on Murdoch Mysteries, Nikita, Warehouse 13, and a few episodes of the USA Network hit Suits. He was also appeared opposite Tricia Helfer in the Hallmark/CTV MOW Mistletoe Over Manhattan and the short film Business Ethics as a young Gil Bellows. Julian is also the co-writer and co-producer of New Year and he just completed his first short film Menage A Quoi? as writer and director. He is also very active in the Toronto theatre community recently appearing in an adaptation of William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying with Dora Award winning company Theatre Smith-Gilmour. He is also Artistic Producer of The Original Norwegian which has produced the hit plays Kayak, You Should Have Stayed Home, and Guns & Roses (which he wrote and directed) in Toronto.
Joanna Douglas “Allison Godfrey
Joanna’s is best known for her continuing role of “Samantha” in the CBC/SoapNet television series Being Erica. Other television credits include the recurring role of “Shell Jenkins” in ABC’s Happy Town as well as guest starring roles on Rookie Blue (ABC/Global), Heartland (CBC), Flashpoint (CBS/CTV), The Border (CBC) and leading roles in the television movies Taking A Chance on Love (Hallmark) and All The Good Ones Are Married (Lifetime). On the big screen, Joanna can be seen in The Four Horsemen, St Roz, New Year and most recently Saw VII. She is a Graduate of the University of Toronto and Sheridan College’s joint Theatre and Drama Studies program. Her most recent credits include Suits on Bravo!, CTV’s Saving Hope, and Dusty Mancinelli’s short film, Broken Heart Syndrome.
Nicholas Rose “Peter Bailey”
Nick Rose began his professional career playing the “Boy” 1996 World Premiere of the hit musical Ragtime. Continuing work on the stage soon led him to the world of voiceovers, film and television. His credits on the small screen include Prom Queen (CTV), Instant Star (CTV), 72 Hours (CBC), Textuality (Independent), Clean (Showcase Pilot) & Rookie Blue (ABC). Feature Film credits include The Hulk (Universal), New Year (Doublesee Productions) and Upside Down opposite Jim Sturgess. Nick is a member of the popular 5-piece Toronto band Sweet Thing. An accomplished singer-songwriter, he recently released his debut album “Oxbow Lake”.
John Bregar “Tyler O’Neill”
Since he was 17 years of age, John Bregar has achieved both domestic and international success appearing on award winning TV series’ and sharing the silver screen with Oscar nominated performers. John spearheaded the work of Oscar winning writer David Ward from The Sting, in pharmaceutical thriller Bloodwork alongside Eric Roberts. Pairing up with the producer Rob Merilees from Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, John plays Jeff Vincent in suspense-thriller The Entitled, starring Emmy award winning Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) and Canadian rising stars Laura Vandervoort and Kevin Zegers. He has dominated network TV on the award winning series Degrassi: The Next Generation, viewed by millions on The N Network in the United States, as Dylan Michaelchuk for three seasons, and can also be seen in the episode entitled Brotherhood off the hit TV series Rookie Blue on ABC. His latest work in high-stakes-comedy-feature Servitude had a run in selected Canadian theatres, made its U.S. debut at Newport Film Festival, and is currently on the film festival circuit in the U.S. He plays an over-the-top, leading role opposite Canadian comedy legends Margot Kidder, Dave Foley and Linda Kash. Servitude made its world debut at the Just For Laughs Film Festival in Summer 2011. He was nominated for “Best Actor” in the indie-flick New Year at the 2011 Clearwater Film & Music Festival in Florida. He grew up in Toronto, Canada and spends all of his time at the gym. If there is a moment, he then plays sports and pursues his love for photograp
Morgan Kelly “Leon Gilbert”
Morgan Kelly decided to pursue his dream of becoming an actor at the age of 23 when he began to study the Meisner technique of acting under Jacqueline McClintock. Morgan’s first significant role was as “Zack“ in MTV’s series “Live Through This”. Shortly thereafter, he was cast in MTV’s television series “Undressed, and as “Alex”, a recurring lead in the YTV series Fries With That?. His more recent projects include Global Television’s series Falcon Beach where he played recurring lead character “Lane Bradshaw” as well as several supporting roles in various films such as Disney’s The Look Out, New Line Cinema’s A History of Violence directed by David Cronenberg, starring Viggo Mortensen and in Terry Ingram’s recent film “Hollywood Brats”. He just recently finished filming “Ice Castles 2” by Sony entertainment and is excited to begin his third season of the critically acclaimed show “Being Erica”, where he plays the flamboyant Brent Kennedy. Morgan divides his time between Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver with the odd foray into Los Angeles. When not on set, Morgan loves to travel to faraway places and immerse himself into the local culture and way of life.
Eli Ham “Rolly Ferris”
Eli is a Toronto based actor/director born and raised on garlic, Shakespeare and love in Southwestern Ontario. He recently completed his first motion capture job working on Splinter Cell 6, a game in development with Ubisoft. Selected theatre credits: The Hobbit (The Grand Theatre), Merchant of Venice, Comedy Of Errors, An Ideal Husband (Stratford Shakespeare Festival), The Incredible Speediness of Jamie Cavanaugh (Roseneath), Voices From Ireland Park, The Rake’s Progress (MackenzieRo), Dead Ahead (LKTYP), Much ado About Nothing, Romeo and Juliet, Man of La Mancha, (ACT/RoseTheatre), Rudolph (StageWest). Film and TV: Nikita (Warner Bros.), The Listener (CTV/Shaftsbury Films), Being Erica, Our Hero (CBC), An Insignificant Harvey (Vitality Media), New Year (DoubleSee), Genius (Disney), In a Heartbeat (Alliance Atlantis), Radio Free Roscoe (Decode) Perfect Pie (Rhombus media). Upcoming: George in ABC/BBCA’s new show Copper, Inspector Declan O’Kelly in Murdoch Mysteries (season 5), the title role in Macbeth with the Humber River Shakespeare Company and Daniel in the premier of Keith Barker’s The Hours That Remain (Native Earth/Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company). Eli is a graduate of George Brown Theatre School, and Stratford’s Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theater Training.
Romina D’Ugo “Rachel”
Toronto-born actress Romina D’Ugo received the Triple Threat scholarship three years in a row at Sheridan Institute, Musical Theatre program. Her film career began when she graduated early to play “Selia” in the Universal Pictures Feature Film How She Move. Shortly after, she earned a spot as one of Canada’s Top 20 dancers on So You Think You Can Dance Canada. Romina’s television credits include Degrassi: The Next Generation, The Battle Of Maggie Hill (20th Century Fox pilot) and Riverworld (Sci Fi). Most recently, Romina was seen in the starring role of Zoe in MTV’s original movie, Turn The Beat Around. Romina stars opposite Justin Chatwin in her next film, Funkytown, set in the disco seventies in Montreal, which comes out in the summer of 2010.
Tommie-Amber Pirie “Heather”
Tommie-Amber Pirie captured Toronto Film Festival audiences with her role as Trotsky’s’ sister in Jacob Tierney’s The Trotsky (2009). But, nobody who has been watching television is surprised by her storming the feature world. Tommie-Amber has appeared in some of this country’s most popular series: TMN’s Living in Your Car, CBC’s The Border and 18 to Life, Global/ABC’s Rookie Blue, Teletoon’s My Babysitter is a Vampire, Showtimes’ KING and SYFY Networks’ Warehouse 13. Her professional career started in her hometown of Ottawa with H20: The Last Prime Minister (2004) starring Paul Gross. Tommie was then seen in Girls Best Friend (2008) starring Janeane Garofolo, Like Mother Like Daughter (2007), tFinal Verdict (2009) opposite Erica Durance (Smallville). Tommie’s other credits include the independent feature New Year which won Best Feature Film at the Clearwater Film Festival (2011) and Lifetime Movie Networks’ Another Man’s Wife (2011). Tommie-Amber starred as Claire Webb on CBC’s acclaimed half hour comedy Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays; working alongside Bob Martin, Jennifer Irwin, Don McKellar and Matt Watts. and for which she was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female at the 2012 Actra Awards. Tommie-Amber most recently guest starred on an episode of Showcase/SYFY’s Lost Girl.