Zoe Lister-Jones grew up in Brooklyn, New York. As the only child of two artists, she was exposed to the New York art scene at an early age, eventually leading her to the NYU Tisch School of the Arts and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Lister-Jones is currently starring opposite Colin Hanks on Cbs’ Life In Pieces. Lister-Jones made her directorial debut with Band Aid, which she also wrote, produced, and starred in, opposite Adam Pally and Fred Armisen. Read More
The film, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, follows a couple who, in the wake of a miscarriage, decide to turn all their fights into songs and start a band. In addition, Lister-Jones hired an all female production crew.
She recently co-starred in Rick Famuyiwa’s Confirmation for HBO, about the controversial confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. She portrays Carolyn Hart, an aide to then Senator Biden (played by Greg Kinnear).
While living and working in NY, Zoe Lister-Jones’ career as a multi-hyphenate kicked off with critically acclaimed indie comedy, Breaking Upwards, a film in which starred, co-wrote, produced. Lister-Jones subsequently co-wrote and starred in the Fox Searchlight feature Lola Versus. In 2015, Lister-Jones co-wrote and produced Consumed, where she stars opposite Danny Glover and Victor Garber — a dramatic thriller set in the complex world of GMOs.
Additional feature film credits include The Other Guys, Salt, State Of Play, Shadows And Lies, Stuck Between Stations, Armless and Arranged.
Lister-Jones’ past television credits include co-starring roles in Friends With Better Lives, Whitney, Delocated, and guest appearances in The Good Wife, The Class, Bored To Death and Kidnapped. She most recently had a recurring role on New Girl as Councilwoman Fawn Moscato.
In addition to her screen credits, Lister-Jones starred on Broadway opposite Jeff Goldblum in Seminar, and opposite Johnny Galecki in The Little Dog Laughed, a role which she originated at New York’s Second Stage Theater. Her off-Broadway credits include, in The Marriage Of Bette And Boo, The Accomplices and her one-woman show Codependence Is A Four Letter Word, which she produced, wrote and starred in, and was a New York Times Critics Pick.
Lister-Jones now resides in Los Angeles.
Hailing from Livingston, New Jersey, Adam Pally has quickly found his place as both actor and comedian in Hollywood. Pally is widely known for starring as Max Blum in the ABC comedy series Happy Endings. The show was a cult hit and lasted three seasons. Recently, Pally starred in and produced the film Joshy which premiered at Sundance. Joshy has been acquired by Lionsgate and Hulu for wide release later this year. Read More
He will also be seen in CBS Films’ Middle School; The Worst Years of My Life in October.
Previously, in 2013 Pally joined the cast of The Mindy Project, as a series regular for two seasons playing the fan favorite role of Peter Prentice. In 2015 he also starred in indie dramedy Night Owls, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival as well as Slow Learners which he starred in alongside Sarah Burns.
In addition to his acting credits Pally and his writing partner, Gil Ozeri, recently sold an untitled comedy script to Disney. Adam McKay and Will Ferrell’s Gary Sanchez Productions to produce along with Chris Henchy and Kevin Messick.
Previously, Pally was seen starring in the indie comedy A.C.O.D. with Amy Poehler and Adam Scott as well as in the comedy The To Do List starring opposite Rachel Bilson and Andy Samberg. Pally also had a cameo in the blockbuster film Iron Man 3 playing Gary the Cameraman. Adam’s other film credits include Monogamy, The Sophomore, Taking Woodstock and Solitary Man. His production team, Chubby Skinny Kids, with fellow UCB members Doug Mand and Dan Gregor, has developed numerous projects for television and the internet.
Pally has been a member of the Upright Citizens Brigade since 2003, and continues to both write and perform sketch comedy. He has written and performed in two long running sketch comedy shows at theatre with his sketch comedy group, Hot Sauce, an official selection and performer for the Montreal Just for Laugh’s Comedy Festival in 2007. He currently performs with DEATH BY ROO ROO.
Pally is a graduate of the New School in New York and currently resides in Los Angeles.