David Hollander

DAVID HOLLANDER’s television writing credits include creating and executive producing The Guardian for CBS; creating and executive producing the series Heartland; serving as the executive producer and showrunner of The Cleaner; and now serving as executive producer and showrunner on RAY DONOVAN. Hollander has held overall deals with CBS Productions and Sony Pictures Television and has developed for all of the broadcast networks, as well as for HBO and SHOWTIME®. He is currently developing a new drama for SHOWTIME and for Paramount Television. Read More

As a director, Hollander helmed the pilot and series finale of Heartland and directed all of the season finales of The Guardian, as well as the 2009 feature film Personal Effects, starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Ashton Kutcher and Kathy Bates. He has directed 4 episodes of RAY DONOVAN and was nominated for an Emmy for his work directing the season three finale.

In addition, he works as a screenwriter and playwright and served on the faculty of the University of Southern California’s Graduate Screenwriting Program.

Eddie Marsan

With an impressive body of work that so far spans 20 years, Eddie Marsan is one of the most exciting and probably the most versatile of actors around today.

Eddie will voice the character of ‘Vihaan’ in the live-action adaptation Mowgli , which is due for release this October. Directed by Andy Serkis, the film is based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic novel, ‘The Jungle Book’ and also stars Christian Bale, Benedict Cumberbatch and Cate Blanchett. This year will also see Eddie star in the sequel of the hugely popular superhero film Deadpool. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin and Morena Baccarin, David Leitch’s action-comedy is set to be released in May.

Also upcoming for Eddie, is Jose Padilha’s Entebbe. Starring Rosamund Pike and Daniel Bruhl, the film, set to be released 11th May in the UK, is inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted. Eddie will play the architect of the mission and the former Israeli Prime Minister, President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres.  Eddie will also be seen in Yann Demange’s next feature film. Playing the role of Art Derrick, Eddie stars alongside Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Jason Leigh in White Boy Rick, set to be released this September.

Eddie has just finished playing Paul Wolfowitz on Adam McKay’s Backseat, a film about the Bush, Cheney White House with Christian Bale as Dick Cheney, Steve Carell as Donald Rumsfeld and Sam Rockwell as George W Bush. Eddie has also finished filming Pedro C.Alonso’s Feedback, playing the lead role of Jarvis. The film is set to be released later this year. Also in the pipeline, Eddie will play ‘Martin Luther’ in Lee Tamahori’s 16th century set Emperor, alongside Adrien Brody, Sophie Cookson and Thomas Kretschmann.Read More

In 2017 Eddie played a various number of different roles. In August, he starred in David Leitch’s Atomic Blonde in the role of ‘Spyglass’ alongside James McAvoy, Charlize Theron and John Goodman. Eddie also featured alongside Bill Nighy, Gemma Arterton and Sam Claflin in Their Finest. The comedy follows a British film crew as they attempt to create a morale boosting propaganda film after the Blitz.

Eddie starred in Juan Carlos Medina thriller The Limehouse Golem, where he played the role of ‘Uncle’ alongside Bill Nighy, Daniel Mays, Olivia Cooke and Douglas Booth. Eddie has also featured as the deputy head of the CIA, in Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House, which follows the story of Mark Felt, who helped uncover the 1974 Watergate scandal and stars Liam Neeson and Diane Lane.

In 2016 Eddie, starred in three films premiering at Toronto Film Festival. He was seen as Heinrich Himmler David Leveaux’s The Exception alongside Christopher Plummer and Janet McTee and he also starred in Andy Goddard’s A Kind of Murder alongside Jessica Biel, Haley Bennett and Patrick Wilson

Eddie is also about to relocate from LA to NY to start shooting season 6 of the popular Ray Donovan, in which he stars as ‘Terry Donovan’ alongside Liev Schreiber and Golden Globe winner Jon Voight. The crime drama, about a South Boston family living in LA, recorded the highest ratings for a premiere series on Showtime.

In May 2015, Eddie starred in the highly anticipated, adaptation of Susanna Clarke’s best-selling novel Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell with Eddie taking on the central role of ‘Mr Norrell’. A seven-part BBC drama series, the show also starred Bertie Carvel, Alice Englert, Marc Warren, Ariyon Bakare and Charlotte Riley.  Adapted by Peter Harness and directed by Toby Haynes, the series tells the story of two men who bring magic back into the world at the beginning of the 19th century; the reclusive Mr Norrell and the inimitable Jonathan Strange. In March of that year we also saw Eddie star in X Plus Y alongside Sally Hawkins, Asa Butterfield and Rafe Spall. The film follows the story of an unconventional teacher who helps a teenage maths prodigy who struggles with people, but finds comfort in numbers. He was also seen in BBC six part drama The River in which he starred alongside Stellan Skarsgard and Lesley Manville.

Eddie is best known for his work in film and first gained attention in the UK for his portrayal of Eddie Mays in Paul McGuigan’s Gangster No 1. The following year the part of Killoran, Jim Broadbent’s henchman in Martin Scorsese’s Gangs Of New York, brought him to the attention of a worldwide audience. In 2004, Eddie earned critical acclaim for his performance in Mike Leigh’s successful British drama Vera Drake, in which he starred alongside Imelda Staunton. For his role as ‘Reg’, Eddie won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the 2004 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) and was nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category for the London Film Critics Circle awards. That same year Eddie made his first foray into American cinema, playing the preacher in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s 21 Grams. Since then Eddie has worked continually in both the UK and the US, with directors such as Michael Mann, Terrence Malik, JJ Abrams, Steven Spielberg, Richard Linklater and Peter Berg.

In 2008 Eddie won his second “Best Supporting Actor” BIFA, London Film Critics Circle Best Supporting Actor award and the USA National Society of Film Critics award for his outstanding performance in Mike Leigh’s Happy Go Lucky. The film follows school teacher Poppy’s (Sally Hawkins) easy going outlook on life that infuriates those around her, including her new cynically paranoid driving instructor Scott. In 2009 Eddie starred in the British thriller film The Disappearance Of Alice Creed about the kidnapping of a young woman by two ex-convicts, with Gemma Arterton and Martin Compston . He was nominated for an Evening Standard British Film award for Best Actor. In the same year, Eddie played Inspector Lestrade in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes alongside Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr, a role which he later revived in Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows. In 2011, Eddie garnered his third BIFA nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the hugely successful Tyrannosaur. In 2012 he received the best Actor award at the Moscow International Film Festival for Junk Hearts. Following this, Eddie was seen in War Horse, directed by Steven Spielberg which was based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel of the same title. In 2013, Eddie starred in The World’s End with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost which won the Empire award for ‘Best British Film’ in 2014. Late 2013 also saw the release of Filth directed by Jon S. Baird, in which Eddie starred alongside James McAvoy and Jamie Bell and for which he received his fourth BIFA nomination. Also in 2013 Still Life, a comedy drama directed by Uberto Pasolini won the Venice Horizons award at the Venice film Festival. In the film, which also stars Joanne Froggatt, Eddie plays the lead role as ‘John May’, a council case worker, who looks for the relatives of those found dead and alone. In 2014 Eddie received the best actor award for this work at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. 2014 also saw Eddie star alongside Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Christina Hendricks in John Slattery’s God’s Pocket. Other film credits include V For Vendetta alongside Natalie Portman, Mission Impossible 3 with Tom Cruise and Hancock with Will Smith.

Eddie’s work in Television has also been highly regarded and he has previously been seen in 2008’s internationally acclaimed BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Little Dorrit, as the driven rent collector, Mr Panks, This won best mini-series at the 2009 Emmy Awards and was nominated for best mini-series at the 2010 Golden Globe Awards. 2009 also saw Eddie star in the 1970s-set Channel 4 trilogy Red Riding. In 2012, Eddie has won plaudits for his portrayal of Ludwig Gutman, the founder of the Paralympics, in the BBC’s The Best of Men, alongside Rob Brydon. He featured in the Channel 4 mini-series Southcliffe as ‘Andrew Salter’ alongside Rory Kinnear and Sean Harris, which was nominated for several awards at the 2010 British Academy Televison Awards (BAFTAs).

Susan Sarandon

One of Hollywood’s most acclaimed actresses, Sarandon brings her own brand of sex appeal and intelligence to every role from her fearless portrayal in Bull Durham to her Oscar-nominated performances in Thelma and Louise, Lorenzo’s Oil, The Client and Atlantic City, and her Oscar and Screen Actors Guild® Award-winning role in Dead Man Walking as Sister Helen, a nun consoling a death-row inmate. Sarandon has made a career of choosing diverse and challenging projects both in film and television, starting with her acting debut in the movie Joe, which she soon followed with the 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Sarandon’s five Oscar nominations for lead actress is a total exceeded by only eight people in history (including Bette Davis, whom Sarandon portrayed in an Emmy-nominated performance in the limited series Feud). In 2010, Sarandon received her fourth Emmy nomination for work in Barry Levinson’s You Don’t Know Jack with Al Pacino, following a lead actress nomination in the film Bernard and Doris and two previous guest actress nominations in a comedy series (Friends, Malcolm in the Middle). She has also garnered nine Golden Globe and six SAG nominations.

Liev Schreiber

Heralded as “the finest American theater actor of his generation” by the New York Times, Liev Schreiber’s repertoire of resonant, humanistic and oftentimes gritty portrayals have garnered him praise in film, theatre and television.

Schreiber stars as the title role of Ray Donovan in Showtime’s critically-acclaimed hit series alongside Jon Voight. This powerful family drama centers on Ray as L.A.’s best professional fixer – the go-to guy in Hollywood who deftly solves the Read More

complicated, controversial and confidential problems of the city’s elite. Schreiber’s riveting performance as ‘Ray’ garnered him five Golden Globe Award nominations in the category of ‘Best Actor in a Television Series Drama’ and three Primetime Emmy nominations in “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.” He also directed the first episode of season four. The show will begin shooting its sixth season in April.

Most recently, Schreiber voiced the character ‘Spots’, in Wes Anderson’s stop-motion-animated film Isle of Dogs. Last year, he was seen in IFC’s Chuck which he also co-produced and co-wrote. The bio-pic tells the story of Chuck Wepner, the liquor store salesman and heavyweight boxer who was given the opportunity to fight Muhammad Ali as an underdog and was the inspiration for the film, Rocky. The film also stars Naomi Watts, Ron Perlman, and Elisabeth Moss.

In 2015, Schreiber was seen in Spotlight, an award-winning film about the true story of when The Boston Globe uncovered the scandal of child molestation within the Catholic Church. Schreiber played Marty Baron, the editor-in-chief of The Boston Globe who assigned the journalists to the task. The film won several awards including an Oscar for Best Picture, a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Drama, and an Independent Spirit Award for Best Picture. It was also listed on the American Film Institute’s Top Ten Films of 2015.

Schreiber’s many feature credits include Sony’s The 5th Wave; Ed Zwicks’ Pawn Sacrifice; The Good Lord Bird Lee Daniels’ The Butler; Larry David’s Clear History; Fading Gigolo; The Reluctant Fundamentalist; Salt with Angelina Jolie; X-Men Origins: Wolverine; Defiance with Daniel Craig; Repo Men; The Painted Veil; The Manchurian Candidate, opposite Meryl Streep and Denzel Washington; The Sum of All Fears; Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock; Kate & Leopold; Goon; Every Day; Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet; Spring Forward; The Hurricane; A Walk on the Moon with Diane Lane; The Daytrippers; Nora Ephron’s Mixed Nuts; and Wes Craven’s Scream trilogy.

His portrayal of Orson Welles in Benjamin Ross’ RKO 281 brought Schreiber Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award nominations. His other telefilm credits include George C. Wolfe’s Lackawanna Blues and John Erman’s The Sunshine Boys, opposite Woody Allen and Peter Falk. As one of the documentary medium’s foremost narrators, he has lent his voice to such works as Mantle, :03 from Gold; A City on Fire: The Story of the ‘68 Detroit Tigers; Nova; and Nature.

In 2010, Schreiber received his third Tony® nomination for his role in Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge alongside Scarlett Johansson. His performance as Ricky Roma in the 2005 Broadway revival of David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross, directed by Joe Mantello, earned him his first Tony Award. He was again a Tony nominee for his portrayal of Barry Champlain in the 2007 Broadway revival of Eric Bogosian’s Talk Radio, directed by Robert Falls. Other stage work includes in Les Liaisons Dangereuses in the lead role opposite Janet McTeer, the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park production of Macbeth, in the lead role opposite Jennifer Ehle, directed by Moisés Kaufman; Othello; Hamlet; Henry V; and Cymbeline.

In 2005, Schreiber made his feature directorial debut with Everything is Illuminated, which he also adapted from Jonathan Safran Foer’s best-selling novel of the same name. The film, starring Elijah Wood and Eugene Hutz, was named one of the year’s 10 Best by the National Board of Review.

Jon Voight

Oscar® and four-time Golden Globe® winner, including his win for ‘Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television’ for RAY DONOVAN, JON VOIGHT launched his career with the role of hustler “Joe Buck” in the groundbreaking film Midnight Cowboy. In 1978, he won the Oscar for ‘Best Actor in a Leading Role’ for his portrayal of a quadriplegic Vietnam War veteran in Coming Home. He also received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for his performance in Runaway Train. Other film credits include Deliverance, Mission: Impossible, Varsity Blues, Holes and National Treasure: Book Of Secrets. After playing Robert De Niro’s underworld contact in Heat, Voight also starred in The Rainmaker, Enemy Of The State and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, opposite his real-life daughter Angelina Jolie. His co-starring role as “Howard Cosell” in Ali earned him an Oscar nomination. In television, he starred in the seventh season of the hit drama series 24. Upcoming film projects include Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them and American Wrestler: The Wizard, as well as the 2017 release Same Kind Of Different As Me.