Cast & Characters

MAIN CHARACTERS

 LEE LIN

Lee is learning the family business of becoming a supernatural hit man. His family comes from a long line of monster killers. His father who was murdered when he was young. Joining the family business is one way he feels he can reconnect with his dad. Unfortunately, he has to learn, on the job, with some unwilling help from his sister Agatha.

AGATHA LIN

Lee's older sister, she was trained by their father to become a monster assassin, but ultimately left the job to raise a family and become a TV executive for a kid's network.

LUISA

Luisa works at a bar Lee frequents to meet with his clients. The two find interest in one another. Luisa becomes one of the few people with whom Lee feels he can be close.

JAMIE

Jamie is Lee's ex-girlfriend. He left their relationship without offering a good explanation. Now he needs her. She's studying the very monsters he seeks to destroy. 

cast bios

TEDDY CHEN CULVER (LEE LIN):

Teddy Chen Culver attended Cornell University and found his passion for acting, leading to numerous starring roles in film and TV shows including CHARMED, JAG, THE EVENT, FLASH FORWARD, LAW AND ORDER: LA, HOUSE, HOLLYWOOD HEIGHTS, and most recently recurring on GENERAL HOSPITAL.   His Lead Role in the feature film EAT WITH ME premiered at this year’s LA FILM FESTIVAL.
Teddy continually works in modern and classical theater, most recently playing the lead role of “Sebastian” in SHAKESPEARE’S TWELFTH NIGHT” garnering critical praise from LA TIMES as “charismatic...very human young man” and BACKSTAGE WEST raved, "Holding fast to his every character is Culver, who takes not one false step on stage".
As Writer/Director, Teddy won the Grand Prize for CAPE/Spike TV’s Digital Shorts contest for his film THE BOXER.

JAYCIE DOTIN (LUISA):

Jaycie hails from Akron, OH and is currently playing the role of Lorraine in the Broadway National Tour of Jersey Boys. Her other credits include "Little Daddy", Forget Me Not", "The Highway", "This is water", as well as several regional and national commercials. For more info check out www.JaycieDotin.com 

JOYCE LIU (AGATHA LIN):

Despite dreams to become a college professor, Joyce Liu-Countryman stumbled out of a doctorate in clinical psychology and in front of the camera.  She was plucked from an open casting call of thousands for the cast of the reality talent competition, “I Wanna be a Soap Star” (ABC/SoapNet), yet producing called her name.  As producer, her shorts, You’ve Got Junk Mail, won Best Writing in the 2009 LA 48 HFP Competition, and “Choices” was featured in numerous top 10 lists for Films to Watch in the 2010 YOFMYOMF Interpretations competition. Besides acting in and helping produce “Unusual Targets,” she recently has produced “Eat With Me,” which recently screened at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

ELISE CANTU (JAMIE):

 Elise was born in Asheville, North Carolina and grew up the middle of three children.  She had a love of performing from a very young age, first performing as a lead on the community theater stage of Decatur, Alabama at the age of 11.  Elise studied acting in New York City at the Ted Bardy Studio, a Meisner Based Conservatory style school. To round out her education, she also completed classes in Movement and auditioning, and studied Dialects with Gordon Jacoby.   After honing her skills on numerous theater projects, Elise began to pursue film and TV more aggressively. After shooting such projects as "The Red Woman", "Fix Me", and the ten episode webseries "M Theory", Elise made the big move to Los Angeles California, earning her SAG Eligibility within two months.

 Los Angeles opportunities in Webseries, Television, Feature and short films, and most recently Theater have brought a number of new and interesting roles including the survivor of an alien invasion, a brilliant but naive chemistry  student, a wicked sorority girl, and more than one evil ex girlfriend.  She is enjoying the challenges of the larger LA market, and is very much looking forward to what the future will bring!!

MARC JACOBSON (BRUCE):

Mark Jacobson is an actor, improviser, and voiceover talent. Hailing from Phoenix, Arizona, he began working professionally at age 12 and has steadily amassed credits in feature films, television, dozens of commercials, and web content, including Samsung's recent acclaimed narrative, "Keep on Pushing," their digital campaign during the Sochi Olympics. He has appeared in viral videos that have collectively amassed over 22 million views and is a mainstay of Los Angeles theatre, as well as the Director of Development for Coeurage Theatre Company, Los Angeles' only Pay-What-You-Want company. Mark is a graduate of the British American Drama Academy, Upright Citizens Brigade, The Antaeus Company and the University of Southern California.

TREVOR GORE (COLIN):

Trevor began acting studies at the age of 9 in the summer of 2010.  Since his role as Colin in “Unusual Targets,” Trevor joined SAG-AFTRA. He has been a guest star on 2 Nickelodeon sitcoms, “Instant Mom” and “Henry Danger,” and on the Fox series “Bones.” A naturally-gifted musician and composer at heart, Trevor wrote his first original song, “By the Light of the Moon,” when he was just 10 years old for a film in which he played a supporting role. The film was screened according to Motion Picture Academy guidelines, and Trevor’s song made the 2012 Oscar list of 75 Original Songs for Motion Picture!  Following the film’s release, Trevor went into the studio to record his own vocal interpretation of the song and also starred in the music video of the same name.

JULIAN GRANT (VLADIMIR):

Julian Grant started late in life as an actor compared with most in Hollywood. He was born in England and moved to Norway at the age of 18,30 years later he moved to Los Angeles to become an actor. Julian's first film Duel was a Russian film playing the part of Captain Nolan which was particularly difficult as the film was in Russian. He has been in a number of award winning films and Voice over's such as "American Dad".

CHRIS PENTZELL (JERRY, CLIENT#1):

Born in Toledo, Ohio, Chris studied physics and theater at the University of Michigan and was a member of the school’s esteemed Comedy Company sketch comedy troupe.  He then went on to study playwriting, film (and, once again, physics) at UCSD.  Theatrically, Chris has performed in several plays, including an original production at the Old Globe Theater and in Aristophanes’ “The Birds” in Athens, Greece.   Chris has also performed with several sketch comedy and improvisational troupes, including the L.A. Connection, and has appeared on television with the USO.  

As an actor, Chris had a lead role in The Wedding Video, supporting roles in Love Addict and Paranormal Whacktivity, and has appeared in several other feature films, including Detained in the Desert (Real Women Have Curves Studio), Tim Alexander’s A Mother’s Love (Screentime/BCB), Halloween Party (Runaway Productions) and The Last Act (Last Act Entertainment). Chris’s TV work includes episodes of Raising Hope (FOX), Instant Mom (Nickelodeon) and CSI (CBS).  He also shot a pilot for an improvisational episodic comedy called Great American Comedy Tour, which is currently being shopped around.  Chris has a appeared in several short films and webseries, including Who is Amanda James?, Bruce Goes Hollywood, Office Problems, Best Laid Plains, Random Creepy Guy and It Casting.

ADI SPEKTOR (DIMITRI):

Adi Spektor moved from Israel to Los Angeles in 1999 to pursue acting.  The Polish born actor studied method acting at the famed Lee Strasberg Theater Institute and is also a graduate of the Meisner Technique program at the acclaimed Joanne Baron Studio in Santa Monica.  He also studied with numerous other coaches including Brian Reise  and Bill Howey. Adi has appeared in the theatrical productions of “Rocket to The Moon” and “Awake and Sing” at the Marilyn Monroe Theatre. He has also appeared in many independent films (including “Cross” with Academy Nominee Michael Clarke Duncan and “Angel of Death” with Armand Assante) and has been involved in many television projects. 

FRANK SIMONS (NEWSPAPER EDITOR):

Notable television performances include starring as the American Prophet Edgar Cayce in Ancient Prophecies for NBC, starring with Art Carney in Time Flyer for Disney, and playing the lead comic villain Dr. Oddlike in Soccerdog: European Cup.  An on-camera principal and/or voice over performer in 60 commercials.  Recent bookings include the flamboyant theatre critic Vic DeBlaze for the Disney XD show Kickin' iT! and two national commercial spots for Cheetos.  On the local stage Frank's performances as Malvolio (Twelfth Night), Sidney Bruhl (Deathtrap), and Professor Van Helsinki (Dracula - the Comedy), have all won him awards. Frank has Bachelor Degrees in Theatre Arts (Acting & Directing) and History (American).