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Luke Eberl

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Luke Eberl (born 29 March 1986) is an American actor and director best known for his role as Birn in the 2001 film Planet of the Apes and for his film Choose Connor. In 2008, Eberl was described by MovieMaker Magazine as one of the “10 Young Americans to Watch”.

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n 2008 his directorial feature film debut, the political drama Choose Connor, starring Steven Weber, Alex Linz, Escher Holloway, John Rubinstein, April Grace, and Richard Riehle, toured to film festivals worldwide including CineVegas, Woodstock Film Festival, Rome International Film Festival, Method Fest, Newport Beach Film Festival, Omaha Film Festival, Seattle Film Festival, NewFilmmakers NY and LA, as well as the Philadelphia International Film Festival, where Choose Connor won the Jury Prize for Best American Independent. It was then released theatrically and on DVD by Strand Releasing to rave reviews from major publications including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and Variety.

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His next feature film, Fault Line premiered at NewFilmmakers LA starring Kris Lemche, Caitlyn Folley, Dov Tiefenbach, Chris Marquette, John Robinson, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jon Foster, and Erick Avari screening also at the International Film Series. In 2011 Eberl directed the music video for Grammy-nominated band Shiny Toy Guns -Together Again.

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Eberl co-wrote and is now directing The Movie, the story of a young man living in Los Angeles starring Edgar Morais, Olivia Thirlby, Steven Weber, Richard Riehle, Kris Lemche and Pia Mechler. His film acting credits include a lead role in Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes, with Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter; Phantoms, with Ben Affleck and Peter O’Toole; and Lost In the Pershing Point Hotel, with John Ritter; A Painted House based on John Grisham’s book, with Scott Glenn, Robert Sean Leonard, and Melinda Dillon, directed by Alfonso Arau; and in Clint Eastwood’s Academy-award winning Letters From Iwo Jima with Ken Watanabe; and most recently Sprawl with Michael Madsen.

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He won the award for “Best Actor in a Short Film” at the prestigious Method Fest for his performance in Aaron Himelstein’s Sugar Mountain. Luke has also had guest starring roles on many television series

Amanda Michelle Seyfried

 

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Amanda Michelle Seyfried (born December 3, 1985) is an American actress, singer-songwriter and former child model. She began her career as a child model when she was 11, and at 15 began her career as an actress, starting off with uncredited roles and moving on to recurring roles on As the World Turns and All My Children.

In 2004, Seyfried made her film debut in Mean Girls. Her subsequent supporting roles were in independent films, such as Nine Lives (2005) and Alpha Dog (2006). She also had a recurring role in the UPN TV show Veronica Mars (2004–2006). Between 2006 and 2011, she was on HBO’s series Big Love. After that, Seyfried appeared in her breakthrough role in the 2008 musical feature film Mamma Mia!.

 

Other appearances include leading roles in Jennifer’s Body (2009), Chloe (2009), Dear John (2010), Letters to Juliet (2010), Red Riding Hood(2011), and In Time (2011). She is scheduled to play Linda Lovelace in the biopic Lovelace and Cosette in Les Miserables, both to be released in 2012.

Seyfried was cast in five movie roles to be released in 2012, the thriller Gone, the comedy The Big Wedding, the drama The End of Love, and the role of Cosette in the film adaptation of the musical, Les Miserables.  She is also set to play Linda Lovelace in the biopic Lovelace, directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, set to release in 2012 and was cast as the title role in The Girl who Conned the Ivy League and a role in a movie called For Better or for Worse set to be released in 2013.

Chloe Stevens Sevigny

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Chloe Stevens Sevigny ( born 18 November 1974) is an American film actress, fashion designer and former model, born in Springfield, Massachusetts. Sevigny gained reputation for her eclectic fashion sense and developed a broad career in the fashion industry in the mid 1990s, both for modelling and for her work at New York’s Sassy magazine, which labelled her the new “it girl” at the time, garnering her attention within New York’s fashion scene.

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Sevigny as Nicolette Grant on Big Love, in a Golden Globe-winning performance.

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Chloe Sevigny made her film debut with a leading role in the highly controversial film Kids (1995), written by Harmony Korine, which led to an Independent Spirit Award nomination for her performance. A long line of roles in generally well received independent and often avant-garde films throughout the decade established Sevigny’s reputation as an indie film queen.
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It was not until 1999 that Sevigny gained serious critical and commercial recognition for her first mainstream role in the critically lauded Boys Don’t Cry, for which she received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actress.

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Sevigny has continued acting in mostly independent art house films, such as American Psycho (2000), Party Monster (2003), The Brown Bunny (2003) and Dogville (2003). In 2006, Sevigny gained a leading role in the HBO television series Big Love, for which she received a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in 2010. Additionally, Sevigny has two Off-Broadway theatre credits, and has starred in several music videos. She has also designed several wardrobe collections, most recently with Manhattan’s Opening Ceremony boutique