Cast


Radha Mitchell, LILY

Radha Mitchell is an Australian actress who has worked with some of today’s greatest filmmakers, from Woody Allen to Lisa Cholodenko to Joel Schumacher to Tony Scott and Marc Forster. She rose to prominence appearing in such films as PITCH BLACK, FINDING NEVERLAND, OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN and LONDON HAS FALLEN, PHONEBOOTH, MAN ON FIRE, MELINDA AND MELINDA, and THE CRAZIES. Mitchell played the lead role on the ABC drama series RED WIDOW, can currently be seen in theaters in Lionsgate’s THE SHACK and is gearing up to shoot the third installment in the OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN franchise opposite Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman.


Chris Mulkey, DAVID

CHRIS MULKEY recently wrapped the indie feature, THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU opposite Rhada Mitchell. He can next be seen in both LIFE AND DEATH OF JOHN GOTTI opposite John Travolta and in ABOVE SUSPICION directed by Phillip Noyce and starring opposite Emilia Clark and Jack Huston. Other recent film credits include THE IDENTICAL, opposite Ray Liotta and Ashley Judd. He also starred in such films as THE PURGE and notably CAPTAIN PHILLIPS. He has also had recurring roles in such television series as TWIN PEAKS, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, and GRIMM. Additional and most recent TV credits include AMC’s, BETTER CALL SAUL, NBC’s, CHICAGO JUSTICE, FOX’s, LUCIFER and Seriously.TV’s, LIBERTY CROSSING.


Suzanne C Johnson, MARILYN

After years of devoting her life to her family, and to nursing, Suzanne Johnson listened to her heart and made the leap from being a mother and nurse to following her dream of an acting career.  She began her journey by enrolling in acting classes and combing the internet for casting announcements, gamely submitting herself for every part she thought would be a good fit.

In her first feature film, EMPTY SPACE, a powerful drama, she was cast as a waitress in a rural diner trapped in an abusive relationship. After that role, she was hooked. A series of parts followed in several shorts, student films and features. Suzanne has played a range of roles, including a mother to a dying girl in a faith-based film, the love interest of a sheriff in a rural town, a hippie psychic, and a Southern socialite with a poker fetish. It was a solid start to her film career, as she continues to strive for more with her powerful role as Marilyn in THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU.


Perrey Reeves, CLARISSA

Perrey Reeves is best known to audiences for her pair of spousal roles in Dreamworks’ big screen blockbuster OLD SCHOOL opposite better half Will Ferrell, and HBO’s award winning hit series ENTOURAGE, opposite Jeremy Piven.  She has since transitioned into yet another Hollywood-themed vehicle, Freeform’s FAMOUS IN LOVE with Bella Thorne.

No stranger to memorable television roles, Reeves has since enjoyed arcs on the likes of TNT’s PERCEPTION and USA Network’s COVERT AFFAIRS, as well as starred on the political drama THE LYON’S DEN with Rob Lowe.  Guest roles include ROYAL PAINS, WHITE COLLAR, NCIS, HAWAII 5-0, PRIVATE PRACTICE, CASTLE, GHOST WHISPERER, RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, GREY’S ANATOMY, MEDIUM, CSI: MIAMI, CSI, and THE X-FILES among others.  She also appeared with MAD MEN star Elisabeth Moss in the telefilm ESCAPE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN.

Born in Manhattan and raised in a variety of east coast locales by her academic parents, Reeves’ educational background ranged from years abroad in France and Italy to the Ivy League.  No surprise then that her interests are as diverse as the roles she has played.  A lifelong vegetarian, she finds mental and physical balance in meditation and yoga, which she has faithfully practiced for over two decades.  In fact, in the midst of acting, she also focuses much of her efforts on owning and operating am off-grid sustainable yoga retreat in Costa Rica from where she used to commute while filming the “Entourage” series -http://thesanctuarycostarica.com/.

She is on the board of advisors for EMA (Environmental Media Association) and Sea Shepard International . She also dedicates her time to Waterkeeper Alliance, IFAW as well as St. Jude Children’s Hospital.


James Tupper, NATHAN

James was most recently seen in Jean-Marc Vallée’s HBO limited-series BIG LITTLE LIES, created by David E. Kelley and based on Liane Moriarty’s book of the same name. He stars alongside Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Adam Scott, Shailene Woodley and Alexander Skarsgård. James will portray “Nathan Carlson” the ex-husband to Reese Witherspoon’s “Madeline Martha Mackenzie” as they face the challenges of raising their teenage daughter.

Additionally, Tupper recently starred in the SyFy post-apocalyptic thriller AFTERMATH, as “Joshua Copeland” opposite Anne Heche. The two along with their three teenagers, must battle for survival after civilization comes to an apocalyptic end, triggered by devastating natural disasters – and the rise of supernatural creatures.

On the small screen, Tupper starred in ABC’s hit show REVENGE as “David Clarke,” the allegedly dead father of Emily VanCamp. Other television appearances include GREY’S ANATOMY, MEN IN TREES, MERCY, RESURRECTION, and SAMANTHA WHO?.

On film, James can soon be seen in the upcoming film THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU opposite Radha Mitchell. He can also be seen opposite Helen Hunt, Aaron Paul, Maggie Grace and Rashida Jones in DECODING ANNIE PARKER, the story of the discovery of the BRCA1 hereditary breast cancer gene. Entertainment One Films released the film May 2, 2014. Tupper can also be seen in PLAYING FOR KEEPS, ME AND ORSON WELLS and MR. POPPERS PENGUINS among others.


Annika Marks, NOELLE

Best known for playing “Amanda” in Fox Searchlight’s “The Sessions” (Winner of the Audience Award and the Special Jury Award for Ensemble Acting at the Sundance Film Festival), Marks stars in the hit ABC Family show “The Fosters” as Principal Monte Porter. She can also be seen starring opposite Matt Bomer, Kelsey Grammar and Lily Collins in the Amazon Original Series “The Last Tycoon”, based off F. Scott Fitzgerald’s final novel, and recently wrapped filming on Weinstein Co.’s mini-series “WACO” (based off the Branch Davidian compound in the 1990’s), and “The World Without You”, a film based on Joshua Henkin’s best-selling novel starring Perry Reeves and PJ Byrne.

Additional film and television credits include; Columbia Pictures’ “Mona Lisa Smile”, IFC’s “The Undeserved”, “Battle Creek”, “Law & Order, “Southland”, “NCIS: New Orleans”, “Grace” (a role for which she won the Best Actress in a Feature Narrative Award at the Woods Hole Film Festival), Sonny Mallhil’s “Anguish”, the award-winning shorts “Hard to Come By” and “The Mushroom Sessions”, as well as “Monday Mornings”.

A theatrical actress, Marks has starred as the lead in the Geffen Playhouse production of “The Model Apartment”, as ‘Canadace’ in the world premiere of “Doesn’t’ Anyone Know What A Pancreas Is?” for Ensemble Studio Theatre-LA (2013 Ovation Award Nomination for Featured Actress in a Play, StageScene-LA Award Winner for Featured Actress/Comedy), ‘Lulu’ in the world premiere of Nicholas Kazan’s “Mille”, “GOD” for Ensemble Studio Theatre-LA (StageScene-LA Award Winner for Actress/Comedy-Drama), ‘Bethany’ in the world premiere of Wendy Graf’s “Behind The Gates” (StageScene-LA Award Winner for Actress/Drama), ‘Liza’ in the world premiere of Fielding Edlow’s “The Something Nothing”, ‘Betty’ in Bernie Weinraub’s “The Accomplices” for The Fountain Theatre and over a dozen other shows in LA and NYC. Marks is a graduate of the Circle in the Square Theatre School.

Outside of acting, Marks gives her time to the Hamomi Children’s Centre and A Sense of Home. She recently won the Albuquerque Film and Music Experience Social Impact Award for her work with both organizations, as well as her self-produced PSA’s titled “Stay Filthy…” (California and New Mexico) which urge others to be mindful of water waste during the drought. She creates a balance of spiritual and physical being with her practices in Yoga and Hiking, and has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro as well as tracked Patagonia. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Rich Newey.


P.J. Byrne, AMRAM

P.J. just recently finished shooting the New Line feature RAMPAGE for director Brad Peyton opposite Dwayne Johnson. He also wrapped the Nancy Meyers produced film HOME AGAIN opposite Reese Witherspoon. P.J. was a series regular in The Martin Scorsese/HBO series VINYL in the role of ‘Scott Levitt.’  He was last seen as ‘Principal Nippal’ on HBO’s mini-series BIG LITTLE LIES opposite Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, and he recurs on the new Showtime 70’s period series I’M DYING UP HERE.P.J. can soon be seen in Dito Montiel’s independent film THE CLAPPER opposite Ed Helms and Tracy Morgan that recently struck a deal with Momentum Pictures. He’s the voice of Firestorm on WB – DC Comics The Justice League! P.J. also recently finished writing BROTHERS OF THE BRIDE for New Line, which he sold from a pitch with Red Wagon.

4Lyndie Greenwood, THISBE

Toronto born, Trinidadian / British, Lyndie Greenwood is a classically trained actress who started her career as SONYA on Nikita for the CW opposite Maggie Q and Shane West. She was a regular on FOX’s Sleepy Hollow, and has since worked with legendary director Bruce Beresford, Queen Latifah and Marin Ireland on FLINT for Lifetime.


Lynn Cohen, GRETCHEN

Lynn Cohen’s roles on film and television have ranged from Mags in THE HUNGER GAMES, to Golda Meir in Steven Spielberg’s MUNICH, and Maman in Louis Malle’s VANYA ON 42nd STREET, to the nanny Magda in SEX AND THE CITY (both the two movies and the TV series).

Included among her many other movie and TV credits are Woody Allen’s MANHATTAN MURDER MYSTERY, and DECONSTRUCTING HARRY; EAGLE EYE; INVINCIBLE, THE EXTRA MEN; EVERYBODY’S FINE; HELLO HANDSOME; LAW AND ORDER; NURSE JACKIE; DAMAGES; and BORED TO DEATH.

On the New York stage, she has appeared in such plays as Tina Howe’s CHASING MANET (with Jane Alexander), HAMLET (with Kevin Kline), MACBETH (with Liev Schreiber), ORPHEUS DESCENDING (with Vanessa Redgrave), and ISRAEL HOROVITZ‘S NEW SHORTS with Barefoot Theatre Company.  She has also trod the boards in many of the country’s leading regional theatres. Recent productions include THREE SISTERS in the new Sarah Ruhl translation directed by John Doyle and Beckett’s HAPPY DAYS.

Awards include a Fox Fellowship; a Richard Seff Award from Actors Equity Association: a Screen Actors Guild ensemble award (for SEX AND THE CITY), and a Bowden Award from New Dramatists. Barefoot Theatre Company Ensemble Member


Joel Reitsma, LEO

Joel Reitsma is a Chicago-based stage, screen, and voice actor, with a B.F.A. from Columbia College Chicago and has earned many local theatre and film credits. With a nomination for a Joseph Jefferson award for best actor in a principal role, Joel continues to work, live, and make theatre in the globally renowned Chicago theatre community, and he’s often found working on stage at his artistic home as an ensemble member with the award-winning Steep Theatre Company. He has been working locally in the film and television industry, and has recently starred in leading roles in two local independent short films, Streamline, and Closure, and starred in two local independent features, Older Children, and The World Without You, both in supporting roles


Tyler Kaplan, AKIVA

Tyler Kaplan, made his small screen debut in 2016, playing “Teddy,” a guest-starring role in a pivotal episode of Chicago Fire (NBC/Universal), for which he earned accolades from Director, Reza Tabrizi. Soon after, he began shooting the series regular role of “Scottie,” in the television pilot, Written Off, which is currently available on Amazon Prime. Tyler, along with his fellow cast members of Written Off, were honored to be awarded the Best Ensemble Cast in the 2016 DePaul Premiere Film Festival, as well as being chosen as “Official Selection, Best Pilot” in the 2016 NYTV Festival and the 2016 ITV Festival. Tyler capped off 2016 by appearing in the Midwest premiere of Anthony Giardina’s play, City of Conversation at Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Marti Lyons.

Currently, Tyler can be seen playing “Young Link” in season 2 of the wildly popular YouTubeRed show, Rhett & Link’s Buddy System. Additionally, he is one of the faces of the “back to school” campaign for Walgreens nationwide, appearing in all print, web and in-store signage, as well as on billboards in NYC’s Times Square. He was thrilled to be offered the role of Akiva in the feature film, “The World Without You,” and embraced not only the character, but also the opportunity to work with such established actors.

Tyler has been acting since the age of 4, and has appeared in over a dozen national television commercials and campaigns for brands such as Windex, Sargento Cheese, Barilla USA, Hairbo, Autozone, Build-a-Bear, Libman Brooms and Mops, Walgreens, etc. He has also appeared in industrial films, music videos, independent films, print ads and the award-winning web series, Platoon of the Power Squadron. When not acting, he is creating his own films with his friends, playing on the local soccer team, golfing, or playing Minecraft. Tyler is a member of SAG – AFTRA and is represented by Paonessa Talent (Chicago), The Osbrink Agency (LA) and managed by Entertainment Lab (LA).