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Actor James Lorinz to star in Steven Spielberg's "Bridge of Spies". James Lorinz spent much of his early acting career making a name for himself starring in such feature films as "Frankenhooker", "King of New York", and "The Jerky Boys" just to name a few. Over the last decade or so, Lorinz has taken a hiatus from acting to focus on being a steady father and husband outside of the world of the entertainment industry. Now, he has returned to his roots as a profoundly entertaining performer.
Lorinz recently completed shooting the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures feature film "Bridge of Spies", appearing opposite two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks, Academy Award nominee Alan Alda, and Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan. "Bridge of Spies" centers on American lawyer, United States Navy officer, and politician James Donovan, who is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union. "Bridge of Spies" is directed and produced by three-time Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg. James Lorinz also recently appeared in the indie feature film "Laugh Killer Laugh", starring opposite Independent Spirit Awards nominee William Forsythe and Golden Globe Award nominee Tom Sizemore.
James Lorinz is repped by Carolyn Anthony at Anthony & Associates.
Young actress Ava Ames is now officially an ambassador for the cause of pediatric cancer, with her lead role as Joy in the feature film "Secret of Joy". The production of "The Secret of Joy" is a short conceived to raise the awareness on the topic of pediatric cancer. Born in Scottsdale, Arizona and raised for the most part in Baltimore, Maryland before moving to California in 2013, the multi-talented Ava started formal training in ballet at age 4 and began studying music one year later, learning to play both the piano and guitar. Once in Los Angeles, her professional acting career began with a bank commercial that aired during the 2012 Summer Olympics and continued landing the co-leading roles of young Swift in Taylor Swift's "Everything Has Changed" music video, of young Emily in the short films "Touches" and"Pink Zone”, and of Maggie in "Foxglove".
“The Secret of Joy” tells the story of a beautiful dream in King Arthur’s kingdom, a land populated by valiant knights, beautiful ladies, little elves and monsters to be defeated. A world of fantasy and beauty only a child can imagine; a tale that enchants the viewers until life brings them abruptly back to reality. Joy, our little 11 year-old princess, is fighting the monster of cancer. A nice simple story that took almost 1 year of hard work, 54 costumes, 100 pieces of jewelry, 35 pairs of medieval shoes, 7 days of filming (4 in front of a green screen) and over 25,000 frames (twenty five thousand) of full CGI to be brought to life on the big screen. The medieval/fantasy setting meant that the cast had to spend long time in wardrobe and make-up. Ames did not flinch. Like a seasoned professional she went through the whole process without a complaint.
The Secret of Joy will be screened at the Laemmle 7 Cinema in North Hollywood from August 28, 2015 until September 3, 2015 at 12:00pm. The entire proceeds will be donated to the Kids’Cancer Research Foundation.
"Daddy" and "The Race" star Victor Jones has officially signed on to star in the upcoming television mini-series "12 Masks", which will be directed by Mark Potts based on a teleplay written by Chris Robinson. Production Company is ME Films and Studios. Victor Jones is also scheduled to star in the upcoming television series "Pleasant Valley" playing the role of Detective Dan T. Hadley.
Victor Jones is a Southeast U.S. area based actor, who also travels extensively to other areas for auditions and bookings. The Southeast United States has been a hot-bed for shooting locations the last several years. Countless mainstream films and television productions have taken up shop in locations such as Florida, North Carolina, Georgia, and Louisiana. Victor Jones has taken advantage of this boom by signing with local talent agencies The Talent Pool Agency in Tampa, and Applegate Agency out of Miami.
Victor Jones has been a performer ever since he was a child when he created scenes for his annual neighborhood haunted houses, learning to play the drums, being offered band scholarships, and acting in high school plays. Jones went on to enjoy a successful career as a talented DJ, eventually becoming a hospitality entrepreneur opening, managing, and marketing nightclub and restaurant concepts. A decade later, Jones made the decision to return to his true passion of acting. Jones has never looked back, and is not only enjoying success in film and television, but also appearing in commercials such as the currently airing "Florida Natural Orange Juice" campaign. Jones' hobbies include being a skilled martial artist in kickboxing and Taekwondo.