Sonequa Martin-Green

Sonequa Martin-Green is best known for her portrayal of Sasha on the AMC series The Walking Dead. In addition to The Walking Dead, Martin-Green is recognizable from her numerous recurring television roles across both comedy and drama. Most notably as the prankster Rhonda on FOX’s comedy New Girl, Tamara on ABC’s Once Upon A Time and Courtney Wells on CBS’s Emmy-winning drama, The Good Wife. Also, she left her mark on television with recurring roles on the CBS drama NYC 22 and Lifetime’s Army Wives. Her other television credits include Gossip Girl and Law & Order:Read More

Criminal Intent.

In regards to film, Martin-Green received rave reviews for her starring turn in Emily Abt’s Sundance hit Toe To Toe in which she played Tosha Spinner, a highly driven inner-city high school teenager. She followed up Toe To Toe with Victoria Mahoney’s film Yelling to the Sky alongside Gabourey Sidibe and Zoe Kravitz.

On stage, Martin-Green is best known for her critically acclaimed performances in Des McAnuff’s Fetch Clay, Make Man, in which she starred as Muhammad Ali’s first wife, Sonji Clay, and Outside People at the Vineyard Theater in New York City.

Currently, Martin-Green resides in Los Angeles, California, with her husband, Kenric Green, and their son.

Gretchen J. Berg

Prior to serving as a co-showrunner on Star Trek: Discovery, Gretchen J. Berg served as an executive producer on The CW’s Reign, ABC’s Revenge and Off the Map, as an executive producer and showrunner of ABC’s G.C.B., and as an executive producer and co-showrunner of NBC’s nursing drama Mercy. Berg is a graduate of Northwestern University where she met future collaborator Aaron Harberts. The duo started their television career on the original Beverly Hills, 90210.Read More

Writing and producing stints on Roswell, John Doe, Wonderfalls, and North Shore preceded her and Harbert’s creation of Pepper Dennis, which starred Rebecca Romijn and Josh Hopkins. Additional credits include Women’s Murder Club, Pushing Daisies, the feature film Valentine and a variety of drama pilots for 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros. Television and ABC Studios.

Berg hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Mary Wiseman

After graduating from Juilliard in 2015, Mary Wiseman quickly went on to star opposite Keira Knightley in the Broadway production of Therese Raquin. Recently, Wiseman starred in the world premiere of Romance Novels for Dummies at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Prior to that, she starred in the Williamstown Theatre Festival’s production of Off the Main Road opposite Kyra Sedgwick as well as in the Off-Broadway, Obie Award-winning production of An Octoroon, in which her performance was described as “delicious” and “comically inspired.”Read More

For television, Wiseman appeared in the Netflix series Longmire and The Characters and in Hulu’s Difficult People.

Currently, Wiseman can be seen opposite Zach Galifianakis in the second season of the FX series Baskets. Recently, she wrapped a starring role in the new Off-Broadway production of The Skin of Our Teeth at the Theatre for a New Audience in Brooklyn, New York.

Mary Chieffo

Mary Chieffo received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Juilliard in 2015, winning the Elizabeth Smith Voice and Speech Prize and the Saint-Denis Prize for “Outstanding Achievement and Leadership in Drama.” In her fourth year, Chieffo took on the title character in award-winning director Erica Schmidt’s all-female Macbeth, reprising the role with Schmidt in 2016 for Seattle Repertory Theatre’s The Other Season. After portraying Iago in October 2015 for Harlem Shakespeare Festival’s all-female Othello, Chieffo began developing a Virtual Reality miniseries, Operation Othello Read More

— set in the modern world of U.S. Navy SEALs — with Viola Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions. For the miniseries, Eugene O’Neill Directing Fellow Jeff Liu (Yellow Face) will direct Chieffo’s female Ensign Iago to Tennon’s Captain Othello.

Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh is considered one of Asia’s greatest and most successful actresses. Yeoh can be seen in season two of the Netflix series Marco Polo as well as the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2, which premiered on Netflix and in IMAX theaters in 2016. Next, she will be seen starring in in the Warner Bros. film Crazy Rich Asians directed by Jon Chu.

Yeoh starred in Luc Besson’s critically acclaimed The Lady and voiced a Read More

role in the DreamWorks animated hit Kung Fu Panda 2. A former Bond girl, Yeoh is best known for her roles in Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Rob Marshall’s Memoirs of a Geisha, Roger Spotiswoode’s Tomorrow Never Dies and Danny Boyle’s Sunshine.