Paul Rust is an actor, writer, and comedian who is a co-creator and executive producer of Netflix’s Love along with Judd Apatow and Lesley Arfin. Paul also stars in the show alongside Gillian Jacobs and Season 2 premiered on March 17, 2017. On the big screen, Rust has starred in I Love You, Beth Cooper, directed by Chris Columbus, and Inglourious Basterds, directed by Quentin Tarantino. His other television appearances include Parks And Recreation, Super Fun Night, and Comedy Bang! Bang! Read More
Rust has been a writer on Arrested Development and Comedy Bang! Bang! and co-wrote Netflix’s Pee Wee’s Big Holiday opposite Paul Reubens. He frequently performs improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles.
A natural talent, with a striking presence and undeniable energy, Gillian Jacobs is one of Hollywood’s most vibrant young actresses. Jacobs can currently be seen in the second season of the Netflix original series, Love, starring opposite Paul Rust. Produced by Judd Apatow, Love follows ‘Mickey’ (Jacobs) and ‘Gus’ (Rust) as they navigate the exhilaration and humiliations of intimacy, commitment and other things they are hoping to avoid. Additionally, in film, Jacobs will be seen in Dean opposite director, Demetri Martin.Read More
The film, which won ‘Best Narrative Feature’ at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, will be released on June 2, 2017 by CBS Films.
Most recently, Jacobs wrapped production on the Walt Disney film, Magic Camp, opposite Adam DeVine and Jeffrey Tambor. A man (DeVine) returning to the magic camp he attended as a child with the hopes of winning the prize that eluded him when he was younger. Jacobs will play DeVine’s former partner. The film is set to release on April 6, 2018. She also wrapped production on Life of the Party, starring opposite Melissa McCarthy. The film, written by McCarthy and Ben Falcone, will be released by Warner Bros. in 2018.
In 2016, Jacobs was seen starring alongside Keegan Michael Key in the Critics’ Choice nominated dramatic Comedy, Don’t Think Twice, written and directed by Mike Birbiglia. The film revolves around an improv group that loses its lease on its home theater at the same time that one of its cast members gets chosen for the biggest sketch-comedy show on television.
In 2015, Jacobs co-starred in the fourth season of the HBO hit series GIRLS as fan-favorite ‘Mimi Rose Howard,’ the multimedia artist who doesn’t agree with ‘Hannah’s’ (Lena Dunham) interpretations about art, and challenges her ideas.
Jacobs made her directorial debut with The Queen of Code, a documentary short film about Grace Hopper, the computer scientist and high-ranking naval officer. The short premiered on Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight website in 2015 as part of the SIGNALS docuseries, where filmmakers use data analytics to explore stories across political, economic, science, lifestyle and sports domains.
Previously, Jacobs starred in the critically acclaimed comedy Community. She was nominated for a Broadcast Television Journalists Association Award in the category of “Best Comedy Supporting Actress” on behalf of her performance as “Britta.” Additionally, the show won a Broadcast Television Journalists Association award in the category of “Best Comedy Series” in 2012.
Her other film credits include Brother Nature, Visions, Hot Tub Time Machine 2, Black Or White, Life Partners, No Way Jose, The Lookalike, Walk Of Shame, The Big Ask, Bad Milo!, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World, Helena From The Wedding, The Box, Choke, which premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and won a Special Jury Prize for “Best Ensemble Cast” and Gardens Of The Night. Additional credits include the Yahoo! webseries Tiny Commando created by Ed Helms and co-starring Zachary Levi and Tim And Eric’s Bedtime Stories.
Jacobs received her Bachelor of Fine Arts at The Julliard School and currently resides in Los Angeles.
Australian comedian, actress and writer Claudia O’Doherty is a series regular on the Netflix original series Love, executive produced by Judd Apatow, and a writer/performer on season four of Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer. Her other acting credits include features The Circle and Trainwreck, and guest star parts on Kroll Show, Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, and Comedy Bang! Bang! She also lent her voice to the HBO animated series Animals. Read More
O’Doherty created a series of Comedy Blaps videos for Channel 4 in the United Kingdom, and recorded Ears on the Net, a sketch show for BBC’s Radio 4, which she also co-wrote. With her sketch group Pig Island, Claudia won Best Independent Show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2007. Her first solo show won the Best Newcomer Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2010. She was nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for her show The Telescope at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
She co-wrote two books, 100 Facts About Pandas and 100 Facts About Sharks with David O’Doherty (no relation) and Mike Ahern, published by Random House.
Mike Mitchell (Mitch) is a member of the wonderful sketch group The Birthday Boys, who did 2 seasons of their acclaimed self-titled show for IFC. The show was produced by Ben Stiller and Bob Odenkirk; Mitch was a writer/performer/producer on the series. Season one & two are now available on Netflix. . Mitch is currently a writer/producer on Seeso’s Hidden America. He is also recurring on the Netflix series Love. Read More
Mitch’s other credits include Parks and Recreation, IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang!, The Mindy Project, and The League. Mitch starred in the FX pilot What’s Going On With Mike Mitchell, which was produced by Funny or Die. This was based on his incredibly popular live talk show at the UCB Theatre where the producers and writers would create the entire show, and he would arrive minutes before with no idea about what was going to happen next.
Mitch is also the co-host of the Feral Audio Podcast, Doughboys. Each week Mitch and his guests discuss their love of chain restaurants. New episodes are released each Thursday.