Maxwell McCabe-Lokos – Henry

Maxwell McCabe-LokosMaxwell McCabe-Lokos was born in Toronto in the year 1978. He studied music as a child and eventually formed a rock and roll band, The Deadly Snakes, that would release four critically acclaimed records and tour the United States, Canada and Europe for a decade. The band broke up in 2006 and since then Maxwell has concentrated on his work in film and television.

He began acting at age 25 and has worked steadily, with stand-out performances in movies like MOUTH TO MOUTH, LARS AND THE REAL GIRL, THE TRACEY FRAGMENTS as well as several guest star and recurring roles on television programs like HAPPY TOWN and LUCKY 7 (ABC Television). For his role as Henry in THE HUSBAND, McCabe-Lokos was nominated for ‘Outstanding Performance – Male’ at the 2014 ACTRA awards.

HenryHe began writing screenplays in 2010 and THE HUSBAND is his first feature to be produced. He has and written and directed several short films, including PARIS 1919, NO NEW JOKES and THE PAVILION and is currently developing his second feature length script – PUSHING ROPE.

Sarah Allen – Alyssa

Sarah AllenSarah Allen was raised in Nelson, BC and completed the acting program at the National Theatre School of Canada. Early credits include supporting roles along side Mira Sorvino and Donald Sutherland in Human Trafficking, and Johnny Depp in the Stephen King thriller SECRET WINDOW. She was the lead of the ambitious CBC medical drama, Jozi-H, which was set and shot in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Other credits include recurring roles on Nikita, Little Mosque on the Prairie, Murdoch Mysteries and critically acclaimed SyFy series Being Human. Sarah is a graduate of the Actor’s Conservatory at the Canadian Film Centre and was named one Canada’s “RISING STARS” at the Toronto International Film Festival.

AlyssaAllen can currently be seen in the Global series Remedy starring opposite Enrico Colantoni, and on the Bravo series 19-2.

Stephen McHattie – Armand

Stephen McHattieStephen McHattie has been seen in The Watchmen for Warner Brothers, which reunited him with Zach Snyder who directed him in the international blockbuster 300. He had a significant presence in 2012 directed by Roland Emmerich. McHattie’s latest film projects are Meetings with a Young Poet, Wolves with Jason Momoa, and Haunter with Abigail Breslin (dir. Vincenzo Natali).

Other films credits include Immortals (dir. by Tarsem Singh), Score: The Musical which opened the Toronto International Film Festival in 2010, Poor Boy’s Game with Danny Glover (dir. Clement Virgo), and The Time Keeper opposite Roy Dupuis, for which McHattie received a Jutra nomination. He starred with Dupuis as the legendary hockey coach “Dick Irvin” in The Rocket: The Maurice Richard Story, a performance for which he earned Canada’s 2007 Genie Award for his outstanding performance.

ArmandA veteran of over 50 films and over 100 television projects, McHattie’s feature performances include the inquisitor in Darren Aronofsky’s The Fountain; A History of Violence opposite Viggo Mortensen, directed by David Cronenberg; The Lazarus Child, with Andy Garcia; Secretary opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal, dir. Steven Shainberg. Other memorable turns include Twist, Geronimo (dir. Walter Hill), Belizaire the Cajun, Gray Lady Down, Beverly Hills Cop III, and The Dark. McHattie stars in Pontypool, a feature directed by Bruce MacDonald, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival September 2008 and earned him a Genie award nomination for Best Lead Actor.

McHattie’s latest television ventures include a recurring role on the series Haven for Syfy and Happy Town for ABC. He has five major mini series: Moby Dick opposite William Hurt and Diamonds with James Purefoy. He also stars in The Summit, an international thriller with Christopher Plummer, and Bruce Greenwood; XIII, for NBC with Stephen Dorff and Val Kilmer and Guns for CBC with Elisha Cuthbert and Colm Feore. His other major credits include Killer Wave, Would Be Kings, The Trojan Horse, four Jesse Stone telefilms for CBS with Tom Selleck and Absolution. McHattie received the 1995 Gemini Award for Best Actor in a telefilm for Life with Billy (CBC). He was a series regular on Cold Squad, Emily of New Moon (CBC), Beauty and the Beast, and Scene of the Crime (CBS).

Other memorable television performances include Fringe, X-Files, Seinfeld, Law and Order, as well as telefilms Centennial and the title role in NBC’s James Dean. He was nominated for a Gemini for a starring role on the television series Murdoch Mysteries.

McHattie made his Broadway debut in The American Dream in 1968 and was a member of the legendary Phoenix Theater as well as the famous Circle in the Square repertory. He received an Obie Award for Mensch Meier and Drama and the Drama Desk nomination for Ghetto at the Manhattan Theatre Club.

Dylan Authors – Colin

Dylan AuthorsDylan Authors was born in Toronto, Canada on February 2nd 1996. Since an early age he has been quite the comedic performer and an avid filmmaker. His grandfather was a vaudeville artist, his grandmother a dancer – playing in such places as the London palladium. Jeff, Dylan’s father, is a successful filmmaker & writer/director working in various movies and tv projects.

Dylan began his acting career at the age of ten, his first movie experience was working with Dustin Hoffman and Natalie Portman in MR. MAGORIUM’S WONDER EMPORIUM. After this followed many television shows such as CONNOR UNDERCOVER, NIKITA, COVERT AFFAIRS, CRACKED etc. Between 2010 and 2012 he landed the role of Jimmy Boland in Dreamworks/Spielberg production FALLING SKIES for TNT.

ColinHe has recently starred in a webseries for called UNLIKELY HEROES presented by Smokebomb entertainment. He has also just finished production on a dark comedic feature film, THE HUSBAND, directed by Bruce Macdonald. Dylan also creates his own short films which he edits and uploads to YouTube. He has shot and created an upbeat documentary for volunteer work for the Regent Park School of Music, a video which will be shown to the TDSB and used to demonstrate the importance of helping a charity. He has an intense passion for creating visual effects using professional programs.

August Diehl – Rusty

August DiehlAugust Diehl is regarded as one of Germany’s best young actor’s, both in film and theatre. He has won dozens of German and international awards, including the ‘European Shooting Star’ of the Berlin International Film Festival and the DIVA Award as ‘actor of the year’ in 2005.

RustyAmong the films that secured his reputation are Hand Christian Schmid’s Distant Lights, Achim von Borrie’s Love In Thoughts, and Volker Schlondorff’s The Ninth Day.

Jodi Balfour – Claire

Jodi BalfourBorn and raised in South Africa, Jodi spent her early youth working in Cape Town’s burgeoning theatre and television industry. In 2009 she graduated with a BA in Theatre and Performance from the University of Cape Town. It did not take long for people to take notice of this talent. Upon graduating Jodi landed a supporting role in the BAFTA nominated BBC mini-series The Sinking Of The Laconia. Jodi officially had the film bug and brought it with her to Vancouver in 2010. Since her arrival she has been an actress in demand, having worked on such acclaimed projects as SyFy’s Sanctuary, The CW’s Supernatural, Director Shunji Iwai’s Vampire and The Hub’s R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour.

Most recently Jodi landed the coveted lead role as Gladys Witham in the much anticipated WWII series Bomb Girls. Since its release Bomb Girls has proved to be one of Canada’s highest rated shows, averaging an impressive 1.4 million viewers.

ClaireWhen she is not acting, Jodi applies her creativity to co-owning Nelson the Seagull, a gem of a coffee shop that focuses on organic coffees and incredible fresh breads.